In article <40969 at netnews.upenn.edu> rowe at pender.ee.upenn.edu (Mickey Rowe)
>of behavioual interest. At the other end (human psychology) you might
>want to look into Triessman (sp?). I know of some of her work in
>object perception, but a reputable source (Jenni Groh, a fellow
>graduate student) claims that she has done some work on attention as
>well. It seems to me that someone else from NIH gave a talk here
A standard reference is:
"Features and Objects: The Fourteenth Bartlett Memorial Lecture"
The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 1988 40A (2) 201-237.
Many of her experiments consist of target searches in a field of distractors.
Eg, locating a vertical line in an array of tilted lines. Such tasks are
clearly related to attention.
Vision-Lab, Department of Pharmacology, University of Edinburgh