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The interaction of attention and action: From seeing action to acting on perception

Abstract:

We discuss evidence indicating that human visual attention is strongly modulated by the potential of objects for action. The possibility of action between multiple objects enables the objects to be attended as a single group, and the fit between individual objects in a group and the action that can be performed influences responses to group members. In addition, having a goal state to perform a particular action affects the stimuli that are selected along with the features and area of space t...

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10.1348/000712609X458927

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Humphreys, GW More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Experimental Psychology
Kitadono, K More by this author
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Journal:
British Journal of Psychology
Volume:
101
Issue:
2
Pages:
185-206
Publication date:
2010-05-05
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ISSN:
2044-8295
URN:
uuid:71db757a-aa56-4c45-a486-9f8b07829362
Source identifiers:
299158
Local pid:
pubs:299158
Language:
English

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