The FVF framework and target prevalence effects

Menneer, Tamaryn, Godwin, Hayward, Liversedge, Simon Paul orcid iconORCID: 0000-0002-8579-8546, Hillstrom, Anne P., Benson, Valerie orcid iconORCID: 0000-0002-0351-4563, Reichle, Erik and Donnelly, Nicholas (2017) The FVF framework and target prevalence effects. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 40 . e147. ISSN 0140-525X

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The Functional Visual Field (FVF) offers explanatory power. To us, it relates to existing literature on the flexibility of attentional focus in visual search and reading (Eriksen & St. James, 1986; McConkie & Rayner, 1975). The target article promotes reflection on existing findings. Here we consider the FVF as a mechanism in the Prevalence Effect in visual search (PE).

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