How can the impenetrability hypothesis be empirically tested? We comment on the role of signal detection measures, suggesting that context effects on discriminations for which post-perceptual cues are irrelevant, or on neural activity associated with early vision, would challenge impenetrability. We also note the great computational power of the proposed pre-perceptual attention processes and consider the implications for testability of the theory.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||Behavioral and Brain Sciences|
|State||Published - Jan 1 1999|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Neuropsychology and Physiological Psychology
- Behavioral Neuroscience