Attention and perceptual content

Analysis 70 (2):263-270 (2010)
  Copy   BIBTEX


I argue that perceptual content is always affected by the allocation of one’s attention. Perception attributes determinable and determinate properties to the perceived scene. Attention makes (or tries to make) our perceptual attribution of properties more determinate. Hence, a change in our attention changes the determinacy of the properties attributed to the perceived scene.

Author's Profile

Bence Nanay
University of Antwerp


Added to PP

515 (#15,886)

6 months
46 (#20,759)

Historical graph of downloads since first upload
This graph includes both downloads from PhilArchive and clicks on external links on PhilPapers.
How can I increase my downloads?