Visual attention: Bottom-up versus top-down

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Abstract

Visual attention is attracted by salient stimuli that 'pop out' from their surroundings. Attention can also be voluntarily directed to objects of current importance to the observer. What happens in the brain when these two processes interact?

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)R850-R852
JournalCurrent Biology
Volume14
Issue number19
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 5 2004

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)

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