Review article: How do we avoid being distracted by salient but irrelevant objects in the environment?

Gaspelin, N., & Luck, S. J. (2018). The Role of Inhibition in Avoiding Distraction by Salient Stimuli. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 22, 79-92.

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In this recent TICS paper, Nick Gaspelin and I review the growing evidence that the human brain can actively suppress objects that might otherwise capture our attention.