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Inhibitory cueing effects following manual and saccadic responses to arrow cues


Ding, Y and He, T and Satel, J and Wang, Z, Inhibitory cueing effects following manual and saccadic responses to arrow cues, Attention, perception & psychophysics, 78, (4) pp. 1020-1029. ISSN 1943-3921 (2016) [Refereed Article]


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DOI: doi:10.3758/s13414-016-1079-6


With two cueing tasks, in the present study we examined output-based inhibitory cueing effects (ICEs) with manual responses to arrow targets following manual or saccadic responses to arrow cues. In all experiments, ICEs were observed when manual localization responses were required to both the cues and targets, but only when the cue-target onset asynchrony (CTOA) was 2,000 ms or longer. In contrast, when saccadic responses were made in response to the cues, ICEs were only observed with CTOAs of 2,000 ms or less-and only when an auditory cue-back signal was used. The present study also showed that the magnitude of ICEs following saccadic responses to arrow cues decreased with time, much like traditional inhibition-of-return effects. The magnitude of ICEs following manual responses to arrow cues, however, appeared later in time and had no sign of decreasing even 3 s after cue onset. These findings suggest that ICEs linked to skeletomotor activation do exist and that the ICEs evoked by oculomotor activation can carry over to the skeletomotor system.

Item Details

Item Type:Refereed Article
Research Division:Psychology
Research Group:Cognitive and computational psychology
Research Field:Memory and attention
Objective Division:Expanding Knowledge
Objective Group:Expanding knowledge
Objective Field:Expanding knowledge in psychology
UTAS Author:Satel, J (Dr Jason Satel)
ID Code:111183
Year Published:2016
Web of Science® Times Cited:1
Deposited By:Psychology
Deposited On:2016-09-01
Last Modified:2018-05-04
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