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Close to me: The effect of asymmetrical environments on spatial attention

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Attention can be captured by distractors and can affect performance. To examine whether asymmetrical distractors, such as a wall, affect spatial attention, Experiment 1 required participants (n = 20) to determine the relative length of pre-bisected lines when a temporary barrier was placed close to the left or right sides of the display. Post-hoc tests showed that attention was drawn towards left, but not right, walls. Experiment 2 (n = 18) sought to increase this effect using a solid brick w...

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Nicholls, MER More by this author
Thomas, NA More by this author
Loetscher, T More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Experimental Psychology
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Publisher:
Taylor and Francis Ltd.
Journal:
Ergonomics
Volume:
57
Issue:
6
Pages:
876-885
Publication date:
2014
DOI:
EISSN:
1366-5847
ISSN:
0014-0139
URN:
uuid:830faaf6-ff3f-49d1-9566-8ac27e3ca506
Source identifiers:
470280
Local pid:
pubs:470280
Language:
English
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