TY - JOUR
AB - Presenting a masked prime leading a target influences the perceived onset of the masking target. This priming effect is explained by the asynchronous updating model: The prime initiates attentional allocation toward its location, which renders a trailing target at the same place consciously available earlier. In 3 experiments, this perceptual latency priming by leading primes was examined jointly with the effects of trailing primes in order to compare the explanation of the asynchronous updating model with the onset-averaging and the P-center hypotheses. Exp 1 (n=15, mean age 27.1 yrs) showed that an attended, as well as an unattended, prime leads to perceptual latency priming. In addition, a large effect of trailing primes on the onset of a target was found. As Exp 2 (n=13, mean age 26.5 yrs) demonstrated, this effect is quite robust, although smaller than that of a leading prime. In Exp 3 (n=13, mean age 24.8 yrs), masked primes were used. Under these conditions, no influence of tra
AU - Scharlau, Ingrid
ID - 6074
IS - 8
JF - Perception & Psychophysics
KW - attention
KW - leading primes
KW - trailing primes
KW - temporal order perception
KW - perceptual latency priming
KW - Adult
KW - Attention
KW - Female
KW - Fixation
KW - Ocular
KW - Humans
KW - Male
KW - Perceptual Masking
KW - Random Allocation
KW - Time Perception
KW - Visual Perception
KW - Attention
KW - Masking
KW - Priming
KW - Stimulus Frequency
KW - Temporal Frequency
KW - Temporal Order (Judgment)
SN - 0031-5117
TI - Leading, but not trailing, primes influence temporal order perception: Further evidence for an attentional account of perceptual latency priming.
VL - 64
ER -