Visual attention: light enters the jungle.

Publication Type:

Journal Article

Authors:

Braun, Jochen

Source:

Current biology : CB, Volume 12, Number 17, p.R599–601 (2002)

URL:

http://www.cell.com/current-biology/abstract/S0960-9822(02)01103-X

Keywords:

Animals, Attention, Attention: physiology, Awareness, Awareness: physiology, Color Perception, Contrast Sensitivity, Contrast Sensitivity: physiology, Humans, Light, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Reaction Time, Reaction Time: physiology, Sensory Thresholds, Visual Cortex, Visual Cortex: physiology

Abstract:

Recent studies focusing on basic visual attributes, such as luminance, colour and motion, are providing a starting point for investigating the relationship between perceptual and neural manifestations of attention.