We investigated whether the Simon effect depends on the orienting of attention. In Experiment 1, participants were required to execute left-right discriminative responses to 2 patterns that were presented to the left or right of fixation. The 2 patterns were similar, and the discrimination was difficult. A letter at fixation signaled whether the current trial was a catch trial. The results showed a reversal of the Simon effect. That is, spatially noncorresponding responses were faster than spatially corresponding responses. In Experiment 2, the discrimination of the relevant stimulus attribute was easy. In Experiment 3, the discrimination of the relevant stimulus attribute was difficult, but the stimulus exposure time was long. In either experiment, the regular Simon effect was reinstated. In Experiment 4, the letter that signaled a catch trial appeared to the left or right of the imperative stimulus. The Simon effect occurred relative to the position of the letter.
|Anno di pubblicazione:||1997|
|Titolo:||The Simon effect occurs relative to the direction of an attention shift|
|Autore/i:||S. Rubichi; R. Nicoletti; C. Iani; C. Umilta|
|Codice identificativo ISI:||WOS:A1997YA34700005|
|Codice identificativo Scopus:||2-s2.0-0031254518|
|Citazione:||The Simon effect occurs relative to the direction of an attention shift / S. Rubichi; R. Nicoletti; C. Iani; C. Umilta. - In: JOURNAL OF EXPERIMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY-HUMAN PERCEPTION AND PERFORMANCE. - ISSN 0096-1523. - STAMPA. - 23(1997), pp. 1353-1364.|
|Tipologia||Articolo su rivista|
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