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Attentional selection of a peripheral ring overrules the central attentional bias.

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In visual search, distractors that fall between fixation and the target are more disruptive than distractors that fall at the same eccentricity as the target (Wolfe, O'Neill, and Bennett, 1998). This sensitivity to the relative eccentricity of target and distractor elements originates from a space-based bias favoring stimuli closer to the fovea. We show that this spatial bias can be overruled by cuing attention to a ring-shaped object. We rule out various space-based explanations of these fin...

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10.3758/bf03194969

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Experimental Psychology
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Author
Journal:
Perception and psychophysics More from this journal
Volume:
66
Issue:
5
Pages:
743-751
Publication date:
2004-07-01
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EISSN:
1532-5962
ISSN:
0031-5117
Language:
English
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pubs:311421
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uuid:92218555-8741-4a73-ba21-62ba1530f471
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pubs:311421
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311421
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2013-11-17

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