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This is easy to observe when travelling on a train —compare the perceived rate of movement of mile-posts with that of trees in the distance. Binocular depth cues include accommodation, convergence and binocular disparity. Accommodation refers to the focusing of the lens of the eye. Feedback is generated which helps the brain to estimate the distance of the object focused upon, since the more focusing that is required, the nearer the object must be. Convergence refers to the requirement for both eyes to fixate an object foveally which necessitates some degree of convergence or ‘cross-eyedness’.
In order to eliminate the possibility that shadowing itself may be increasing the likelihood of recognition, as it could be regarded as a second response to the stimulus on the attended channel, the experiment was repeated with subjects instructed to stop shadowing when the target occurred on either ear. Although this reduced the difference between the number of detections on either ear, the difference was still large (Treisman and Geffen, 1967). Visual studies In vision research, comparatively few studies have addressed the issue of whether subjects can attend to physical dimensions and filter out high-level information.
In addition, if a message alternates between the two ears, subjects follow it back and forth rather than continuing to shadow the ear receiving only part of the whole message. This can also be shown in the divided attention situation when subjects recall messages in coherent forms, for example, ‘A B C’ and ‘123’ rather than chunking by ear which, in the case of the example, might be ‘1 B 3’ and ‘A 2 C’. Another difficulty for the filter model is the phenomenon of subliminal perception, in which a subject’s behaviour is found to be influenced by an input, despite their lack of any conscious awareness of that input.
An Introduction to Cognitive Psychology: Processes and Disorders by David Groome