How functional are functional viewing fields?

Kristjansson, A; Chetverikov, A; Brinkhuis, M

Kristjansson, A (reprint author), Univ Iceland, IS-101 Reykjavik, Iceland.

BEHAVIORAL AND BRAIN SCIENCES, 2017; 40 ( ): 30

Abstract

Hulleman & Olivers' (H&O's) proposal is a refreshing addition to the visual search literature. Although we like their proposal that fixations, not individual items should be considered a fundamental unit in visual search, we point out some unresolved problems that their account will have to solve. Additionally, we consider predictions that can be made from the account, in particular in relation to priming of visual search, finding that the account generates interesting testable predictions.

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