Feature-Based Attention and Feature-Based Expectation.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Foreknowledge of target stimulus features improves visual search performance as a result of 'feature-based attention' (FBA). Recent studies have reported that 'feature-based expectation' (FBE) also heightens decision sensitivity. Superficially, it appears that the latter work has simply rediscovered (and relabeled) the effects of FBA. However, this is not the case. Here we explain why.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Summerfield, C; Egner, T

Published Date

  • June 2016

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 20 / 6

Start / End Page

  • 401 - 404

PubMed ID

  • 27079632

Pubmed Central ID

  • PMC4875850

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1879-307X

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1364-6613

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.tics.2016.03.008


  • eng