Search for dissertations about: "Erik Marsja"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the words Erik Marsja.

  1. 1. Attention capture by sudden and unexpected changes : a multisensory perspective

    Author : Erik Marsja; Jessica K. Ljungberg; Gregory Neely; Patrik Hansson; François Vachon; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Attention Capture; Tactile; Auditory; Visual; Crossmodal; Bimodal; Distraction; Short-term memory; Attention; Psychology; psykologi;

    Abstract : The main focus for this thesis was cross-modal attention capture by sudden and unexpected sounds and vibrations, known as deviants, presented in a stream the same to-be-ignored stimulus. More specifically, the thesis takes a multisensory perspective and examines the possible similarities and differences in how deviant vibrations and sounds affect visual task performance (Study I), and whether the deviant and standard stimuli have to be presented within the same modality to capture attention away from visual tasks (Study II). READ MORE