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Visual attention drawn to meaning, not what stands out


September 25, 2017

Our visual attention is drawn to parts of a scene that have meaning, rather than to those that are salient or "stick out," according to new research from the Center for Mind and Brain at the University of California, Davis. The findings, published Sept. 25 in the journal Nature Human Behavior, overturn the widely held model of visual attention. Full Story

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