Contextual Cueing Improves Attentional Guidance, Even When Guidance Is Supposedly Optimal

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Harris, A. M.; Remington, R. W.;
(2017)
  • Publisher: AMER PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSOC
  • Subject: contextual cueing, eye-tracking, visual search, attentional guidance, pop-out
    acm: ComputingMethodologies_IMAGEPROCESSINGANDCOMPUTERVISION

Visual search through previously encountered contexts typically produces reduced reaction times compared with search through novel contexts. This contextual cueing benefit is well established, but there is debate regarding its underlying mechanisms. Eye-tracking studies... View more
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