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Analysing real-world visual search tasks helps explain what the functional visual field is, and what its neural mechanisms are

  • John Campion (a1)

Abstract

Rejecting information-processing-based theory permits the merging of a top-down analysis of visual search tasks with a bottom-up analysis of brain structure and function. This reveals the true nature of the functional visual field and its precise role in the conduct of visual search tasks. The merits of such analyses over the traditional methods of the authors are described.

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