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the phenomenon in which the speed and accuracy with which an object is detected are first briefly enhanced (for perhaps 100-300 milliseconds) after the object is attended, and then detection speed and accuracy are impaired (for perhaps 500-3000 milliseconds).

Definition contributed by Anonymous

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Tasks that are asserted to measure inhibition of return

Task Contrast Measure

tactile monitor/discrimination
  • response time to second stimulus minus response time to first stimulus

rapid serial visual presentation task
  • magnitude of response to second stimulus


Inhibition of return.
Klein RM
(Trends Cogn Sci)
2000 Apr