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The role of the magnocellular visual pathway in the attentional blink

Abstract:

Visual attention has temporal limitations. In the attentional blink (AB) a stream of stimuli such as letters or digits are presented to a participant on a computer monitor at a rapid rate. Embedded in the stream are two targets that the participant must try to identify. Identification of the second target is severely impaired if it is presented within approximately 500. ms of the first target. This is the 'blink' in visual attention. In this study we examined the role of the magnocellular vis...

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10.1016/j.bandc.2011.12.002

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Stuart, GW More by this author
Lambeth, SE More by this author
Castles, AE More by this author
Journal:
Brain and Cognition
Volume:
78
Issue:
2
Pages:
99-104
Publication date:
2012-03-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1090-2147
ISSN:
0278-2626
URN:
uuid:5121dfb9-67e4-452b-8d15-21fd0c48869c
Source identifiers:
313584
Local pid:
pubs:313584
Language:
English
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