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Using peripersonal warning signals to orient a driver's gaze.

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OBJECTIVE: We report a series of three experiments designed to assess the relative speed with which people can initiate speeded head-orienting responses following the presentation of spatial warning signals. BACKGROUND: Recent cognitive neuroscience findings have shown that the human brain tends to treat stimuli occurring in peripersonal space as being somehow more behaviorally relevant and attention demanding than stimuli occurring in extrapersonal space. These brain mechanisms may be explo...

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10.1177/0018720809341735

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Experimental Psychology
Journal:
Human factors
Volume:
51
Issue:
4
Pages:
539-556
Publication date:
2009-08-05
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EISSN:
1547-8181
ISSN:
0018-7208
URN:
uuid:c827c7d5-f004-48a2-943e-08c07c8fbf99
Source identifiers:
2737
Local pid:
pubs:2737

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