Attention, Perception and Psychophysics

Attention, Perception and Psychophysics is a journal covering sensory processes, perception, and psychophysics. Since it was founded in 1966 it is printed eight times a year in January, February, April, May, July, August, October, and November. The journal is published by Psychonomic Society.Subjects in Attention, Perception and Psychophysics include: Psychology and Psychiatry.

Articles from Vol. 77, No. 1, January

A Decisional Account of Subjective Inflation of Visual Perception at the Periphery
Published online: 24 September 2014© The Psychonomic Society, Inc. 2014Abstract Human peripheral vision appears vivid compared to foveal vision; the subjectively perceived level of detail does not seem to drop abruptly with eccentricity. This compelling...
A Moving Overlay Shrinks the Attentional Blink
Published online: 23 September 2014© The Psychonomic Society, Inc. 2014Abstract This report describes a study examining the effects of overlaying a veil of spots on the letters in a central rapid serial visual presentation stream. Observers identified...
Attentional Capture by Dynamic Cues
Published online: 10 September 2014© The Psychonomic Society, Inc. 2014Abstract Attention orients to an object that abruptly onsets, because the object's appearance alters the visual scene. In this report, the question was whether there would, similarly,...
Combining Attention: A Novel Way of Conceptualizing the Links between Attention, Sensory Processing, and Behavior
Published online: 8 August 2014© The Psychonomic Society, Inc. 2014Abstract Many everyday behaviors appear to require both the interpretation of incoming sensory information and the maintenance of a current task goal. This intuitive notion suggests that...
Decoding Time for the Identification of Musical Key
Published online: 10 December 2014© The Psychonomic Society, Inc. 2014Abstract This study examines the decoding times at which the brain processes structural information in music and compares them to timescales implicated in recent work on speech. Combining...
Effects of Spatial Response Coding on Distractor Processing: Evidence from Auditory Spatial Negative Priming Tasks with Keypress, Joystick, and Head Movement Responses
Published online: 12 September 2014© The Psychonomic Society, Inc. 2014Abstract Prior studies of spatial negative priming indicate that distractor-assigned keypress responses are inhibited as part of visual, but not auditory, processing. However, recent...
Hierarchical Acquisition of Visual Specificity in Spatial Contextual Cueing
Published online: 20 September 2014© The Psychonomic Society, Inc. 2014Abstract Spatial contextual cueing refers to visual search performance's being improved when invariant associations between target locations and distractor spatial configurations...
How Hand Placement Modulates Interference from Extraneous Stimuli
Published online: 20 September 2014© The Psychonomic Society, Inc. 2014Abstract Placing the hands around the position in which the relevant target letter for an Eriksen flanker task appears has been shown to reduce the interference produced by incompatible,...
Magnitude of Perceived Depth of Multiple Stereo Transparent Surfaces
Published online: 14 August 2014© The Psychonomic Society, Inc. 2014Abstract According to the geometric relational expression of binocular stereopsis, for a given viewing distance the magnitude of the perceived depth of objects would be the same, as...
Modulation of Perceived Contrast in the Brightness Comparison of Asynchronous Stimuli
Published online: 19 September 2014© The Psychonomic Society, Inc. 2014Abstract Comparative judgment is a crucial task in ecological settings, as well as in many experimental studies about basic aspects of perceptual processes. It has long been known...
News from the Field
Published online: 16 December 2014(C> The Psychonomic Society, Inc. 2014TACTILE IMAGESFrom sensation to sensory representationsSchmidt, T. T., Ostwald, D., & Blankenburg, F. (2014). Imaging tactile imagery: Changes in brain connectivity support...
Perceptual Failures in the Selection and Identification of Low-Prevalence Targets in Relative Prevalence Visual Search
Published online: 12 September 2014© The Psychonomic Society, Inc. 2014Abstract Previous research has shown that during visual search tasks target prevalence (the proportion of trials in which a target appears) influences both the probability that a...
Target Grouping in Visual Search for Multiple Digits
Published online: 26 August 2014© The Psychonomic Society, Inc. 2014Abstract In four experiments in which participants searched for multiple target digits we hypothesized that search should be fastest when the targets are arranged closely together on...
Target Templates: The Precision of Mental Representations Affects Attentional Guidance and Decision-Making in Visual Search
Published online: 12 September 2014© The Psychonomic Society, Inc. 2014Abstract When people look for things in the environment, they use target templates-mental representations of the objects they are attempting to locate-to guide attention and to assess...
Task Specificity of Attention Training: The Case of Probability Cuing
Published online: 13 August 2014© The Psychonomic Society, Inc. 2014Abstract Statistical regularities in our environment enhance perception and modulate the allocation of spatial attention. Surprisingly little is known about how learning-induced changes...
The Cued Recognition Task: Dissociating the Abrupt Onset Effect from the Social and Arrow Cueing Effect
Published online: 5 September 2014© The Psychonomic Society, Inc. 2014Abstract In a standard center cueing paradigm, participants are asked to identify a target object presented either to the leftor the right of a center cue (e.g., eye gaze, head-turn,...
The Effect of Perceptual Grouping on Haptic Numerosity Perception
Published online: 24 September 2014© The Psychonomic Society, Inc. 2014Abstract We used a haptic enumeration task to investigate whether enumeration can be facilitated by perceptual grouping in the haptic modality. Eight participants were asked to count...
The Effects of Character Transposition within and across Words in Chinese Reading
Published online: 20 August 2014© The Psychonomic Society, Inc. 2014Abstract Given the lack of spaces between words in Chinese text, Chinese readers must parse these characters into words using their word knowledge. In this situation, are the characters...
The New Moon Illusion and the Role of Perspective in the Perception of Straight and Parallel Lines
Published online: 20 September 2014© The Psychonomic Society, Inc. 2014Abstract In the new moon illusion, the sun does not appear to be in a direction perpendicular to the boundary between the lit and dark sides of the moon, and aircraftjet trails appear...
The Projected Hand Illusion: Component Structure in a Community Sample and Association with Demographics, Cognition, and Psychotic-Like Experiences
Published online: 14 August 2014© The Psychonomic Society, Inc. 2014Abstract The projected hand illusion (PHI) is a variant of the rubber hand illusion (RHI), and both are commonly used to study mechanisms of self-perception. A questionnaire was developed...
The Time Course of Auditory and Language-Specific Mechanisms in Compensation for Sibilant Assimilation
Published online: 12 September 2014© The Psychonomic Society, Inc. 2014Abstract Models of spoken-word recognition differ on whether compensation for assimilation is language-specific or depends on general auditory processing. English and French participants...
Transsaccadic Processing: Stability, Integration, and the Potential Role of Remapping
Published online: 8 November 2014© The Psychonomic Society, Inc. 2014Abstract While our frequent saccades allow us to sample the complex visual environment in a highly efficient manner, they also raise certain challenges for interpreting and acting upon...
Up-Down Asymmetry in Vertical Induced Motion and Optokinetic Nystagmus
Published online: 15 August 2014© The Psychonomic Society, Inc. 2014Abstract We investigated the effects of pursuit effort against the optokinetic nystagmus (OKN) on induced motion (IM) by measuring vertical IM and eye movements. Participants viewed...
Visual Information about Past, Current and Future Properties of Irregular Target Paths in Isometric Force Tracking
Published online: 12 September 2014© The Psychonomic Society, Inc. 2014Abstract In visual-motor tracking, information about past, current, and future properties of a target path can be available but, because they are typically manipulated independently,...
Visual Statistical Learning Is Not Reliably Modulated by Selective Attention to Isolated Events
Published online: 30 August 2014© The Psychonomic Society, Inc. 2014Abstract Recent studies of visual statistical learning (VSL) have indicated that the visual system can automatically extract the temporal and spatial relationships between objects. We...
Watch What You Type: The Role of Visual Feedback from the Screen and Hands in Skilled Typewriting
Published online: 21 August 2014© The Psychonomic Society, Inc. 2014Abstract Skilled typing is controlled by two hierarchically structured processing loops (Logan & Crump, 2011): The outer loop, which produces words, commands the inner loop, which...
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