Adam, J.J. and Davelaar, Eddy J. and van der Gouw, A. and Willems, P. (2008) Evidence for attentional processing in spatial localization. Psychological Research 72 (4), pp. 433-442. ISSN 0340-0727.Full text not available from this repository.
Using a dual-task methodology, this study examined the involvement of selective attention in spatial localization. Thirty participants located a single, briefly presented, peripheral target stimulus, appearing in one of 50 positions on either side of a central fixation point, with or without the requirement to identify a simultaneously presented central distractor stimulus. Results revealed a robust interference effect in localization performance at short target durations that depended on the number of the to-be-identified distractor items. This outcome provides convergent support for the role of the attentional system in spatial localization.
|School or Research Centre:||Birkbeck Schools and Research Centres > School of Science > Psychological Sciences|
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