Implicit Learning of Ignored Visual Context
Jiang, Yuhong, Leung, Albert W., Psychonomic Bulletin & Review
Humans process a visual display more efficiently when they encounter it for a second time, showing learning of the display. This study tests whether implicit learning of complex visual contexts depends on attention. Subjects searched for a white target among black and white distractors. When the locations of the target and the attended set (white distractors) were repeated, search speed was enhanced, but when the locations of the target and the ignored set (black distractors) were repeated, search speed was unaffected. This suggests that the expression of learning depends on attention. However, during the transfer test, when the previously ignored set now was attended, it immediately …
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Publication information: Article title: Implicit Learning of Ignored Visual Context. Contributors: Jiang, Yuhong - Author, Leung, Albert W. - Author. Journal title: Psychonomic Bulletin & Review. Volume: 12. Issue: 1 Publication date: February 2005. Page number: 100+. © Psychonomic Society, Inc. Feb 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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