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Attentional capture by colour and motion in cerebral achromatopsia.

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Cerebral achromatopsia is a rare condition in which damage to the ventromedial occipital area of the cortex results in the loss of colour experience. Nevertheless, cortically colour-blind patients can still use wavelength variation to perceive form and motion. In a series of six experiments we examined whether colour could also direct exogenous attention in an achromatopsic observer. We employed the colour singleton paradigm, the phi motion effect, and the correspondence process to assess att...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Experimental Psychology
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Author
Journal:
Neuropsychologia More from this journal
Volume:
41
Issue:
13
Pages:
1837-1846
Publication date:
2003-01-01
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EISSN:
1873-3514
ISSN:
0028-3932
Language:
English
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pubs:19153
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uuid:6805e467-5b38-4c8b-b7e6-920810a6a42d
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pubs:19153
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19153
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2012-12-19

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