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Learning rapidly about the relevance of visual cues requires conscious awareness

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Humans have been shown capable of performing many cognitive tasks using information of which they are not consciously aware. This raises questions about what role consciousness actually plays in cognition. Here, we explored whether participants can learn cue-target contingencies in an attentional learning task when the cues were presented below the level of conscious awareness, and how this differs from learning about conscious cues. Participants’ manual (Experiment 1) and saccadic (Experimen...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1080/17470218.2017.1373834

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
Philosophy Faculty
Sub department:
Philosophy-NonPostholders
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Author
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Name:
Wellcome Trust
Funding agency for:
Frith, CD
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Arts and Humanities Research Council
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AH/M005933/1
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Institute of Philosophy, School of Advanced Study, University of London
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Journal:
Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology More from this journal
Volume:
71
Issue:
8
Pages:
1698-1713
Publication date:
2018-01-01
Acceptance date:
2017-06-19
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EISSN:
1747-0226
ISSN:
1747-0218
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pubs:701489
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uuid:e93b4d0d-a43d-4c4b-b5f7-defe1a693f00
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pubs:701489
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701489
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2017-06-21

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