Visual attention: Bottom-up versus top-down

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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
Issue number19
StatePublished - Oct 5 2004

ASJC Scopus subject areas

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


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