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Spatially localised motion aftereffect disappears faster from awareness when selectively attended to according to its direction.
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PMID:  21414340     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
In searching for the target-afterimage patch among spatially separate alternatives of color afterimages the target fades from awareness before its competitors (Bachmann, T., Murd, C., 2010. Covert spatial attention in search for the location of a color-afterimage patch speeds up its decay from awareness: Introducing a method useful for the study of neural correlates of visual awareness. Vis. Res. 50, 1048-1053). In an analogous study presented here we show that a similar effect is obtained when a target spatial location specified according to the direction of motion aftereffect within it is searched by covert top-down attention. The adverse effect of selective attention on the duration of awareness of sensory qualiae known earlier to be present for color and periodic spatial contrast is extended also to sensory channels carrying motion information.
Authors:
Carolina Murd; Talis Bachmann
Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-3-14
Journal Detail:
Title:  Vision research     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1878-5646     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-3-18     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0417402     Medline TA:  Vision Res     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2011. Published by Elsevier Ltd.
Affiliation:
Institute of Public Law, University of Tartu, Kaarli pst 3, Tallinn 10119, Estonia; Institute of Psychology, University of Tartu, 78 Tiigi Street, Tartu, Estonia.
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