Chapter Two

Scaling up visual attention and visual working memory to the real world

Timothy F. Brady*; Viola S. Störmer; Anna Shafer-Skelton; Jamal R. Williams; Angus F. Chapman; Hayden M. Schill    Department of Psychology, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, United States* Corresponding author: email address:


Both visual attention and visual working memory tend to be studied either with very simple stimuli and low-level paradigms, which are designed to allow us to understand the representations and processes in detail, or with fully realistic stimuli that make such precise understanding difficult but are more representative of the real world. In this chapter we argue for an intermediate approach in which ...

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