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A psychophysical investigation into the preview benefit in visual search.

Abstract:

In preview search, half of the distracters are presented ahead of the remaining distracters and the target. Search under these conditions is more efficient than when all the items appear together (Watson and Humphreys, 1997). We investigated the mechanisms contributing to this preview benefit using an orientation discrimination task. In a display of vertical Gabors (all equidistant from fixation) one Gabor (chosen at random) was tilted (left or right). When half the non-tilted Gabors were pre...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Experimental Psychology
Role:
Author
Journal:
Vision research
Volume:
47
Issue:
6
Pages:
735-745
Publication date:
2007-03-05
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EISSN:
1878-5646
ISSN:
0042-6989
URN:
uuid:5a848f1f-8a1f-4e52-84e7-82b280085ed0
Source identifiers:
311462
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pubs:311462

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