What is “marked” in visual marking? Evidence for effects of configuration in preview search
Kunar, Melina A., Humphreys, Glyn W., Smith, Kelly J. and Hulleman, Johan. (2003) What is “marked” in visual marking? Evidence for effects of configuration in preview search. Perception & Psychophysics, Vol.65 (No.6). pp. 982-996. ISSN 0031-5117Full text not available from this repository.
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.3758/BF03194828
Visual search for a conjunction target is facilitated when distractor sets are segmented over time: the preview benefit. Watson and Humphreys (1997) suggested that this benefit involved inhibition of old items (visual marking, VM). We investigated whether the preview benefit is sensitive to the configuration of the old distractors. Old distractors changed their location prior to the occurrence of the new items, while also either changing or maintaining their configuration. Configuration changes disrupted search. The results are consistent with object-based VM, which is sensitive to the configuration of old stimuli.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology|
|Divisions:||Faculty of Science > Psychology|
|Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH):||Visual perception, Gestalt psychology|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Perception & Psychophysics|
|Publisher:||Springer New York LLC|
|Page Range:||pp. 982-996|
|Funder:||Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (Great Britain) (BBSRC), Medical Research Council (Great Britain) (MRC)|
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