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New insights into feature and conjunction search: II. Evidence from Alzheimer's disease.

Abstract:

Deficits in inefficient visual search task performance in Alzheimer's disease (AD) have been linked both to a general depletion of attentional resources and to a specific difficulty in performing conjunction discriminations. It has been difficult to examine the latter proposal because the uniqueness of conjunction search as compared to other visual search tasks has remained a matter of debate. We explored both these claims by measuring pupil dilation, as a measure of resource application, whi...

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Leonards, U More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neurosciences
Haworth, J More by this author
Troscianko, T More by this author
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Journal:
Cortex; a journal devoted to the study of the nervous system and behavior
Volume:
46
Issue:
5
Pages:
637-649
Publication date:
2010-05-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1973-8102
ISSN:
0010-9452
URN:
uuid:a6476056-4802-445d-aec5-d5815649fa6d
Source identifiers:
60830
Local pid:
pubs:60830

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