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Safety in numbers: Target prevalence affects the detection of vehicles during simulated driving

Beanland, Vanessa; Lenne, Michael G; Underwood, Geoffrey


The "low-prevalence effect" refers to the fact that observers often fail to detect rare targets (<5 % prevalence) during visual search tasks. Previous research has demonstrated robust prevalence effects in real-world tasks that employ static images, such

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Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
Source: Attention, Perception & Psychophysics
DOI: 10.3758/s13414-013-0603-1


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