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Joshua Dalrymple PSYC 310 Homework Above the line. Questions numbered 2, 3 and 4 all pertained to specific experiments not described in older volumes of the textbook. #6 What are the two stages in feature integration theory? What does feature integration theory propose about the role of attention in perception and binding? The two stages of feature integration theory are Preattentive stage and Focused Attention Stage. Feature Integration Theory proposes that attention is the glue the holds together the what and where streams. An object causes activity in both. In order for binding to occur, we must attend to each feature in turn. Once we have attended to a particular feature, they are bound together. #7 What evidence links attention and binding? Describe evidence that involves both illusory conjunctions and conjunction search in normal subjects and patients with Balint's Syndrome. One link between attention and binding is illusory conjunctions. In a 1982 experiment by
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  • Spring '14
  • Treisman, Balint, Feature integration theory, illusory conjunctions

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