The rhythm of the eyes: overt and covert attentional pointing

Findlay, J.M., Brown, V. and Gilchrist, I.D. (1997) The rhythm of the eyes: overt and covert attentional pointing. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 20, (4), p.747.


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This commentary centres around the system of human visual attention. Although generally supportive of the position advocated in the target article, we suggest that the detailed account overestimates the capacities of active human vision. Limitations of peripheral search and saccadic accuracy are discussed in relation to the division of labour between covert and overt attentional processes.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Commentary on Ballard D et al. Deictic codes for the embodiment of cognition.
ISSNs: 0140-525X (print)
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Subjects: R Medicine > RC Internal medicine > RC0321 Neuroscience. Biological psychiatry. Neuropsychiatry
Q Science > QP Physiology
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
Divisions: University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Psychology > Division of Cognition
ePrint ID: 48323
Date Deposited: 24 Jan 2008
Last Modified: 27 Mar 2014 18:32

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