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'Target absent' decisions in cancer nodule detection are more efficient than 'target present' decisions!

Crawford, Trevor Jeremy and Litchfield, Damien and Donovan, Tim (2016) 'Target absent' decisions in cancer nodule detection are more efficient than 'target present' decisions! Behavioral and Brain Sciences. ISSN 0140-525X (In Press)

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    Abstract

    Many parts of the medical image are never fixated when a radiologist searches for cancer nodules. Experts are able to use peripheral vision very efficiently. The size of the functional visual field appears to increase according to the level of expertise. However, searching a medical image diverges, in a puzzling way, from the typical search for a target feature in the laboratory.

    Item Type: Article
    Journal or Publication Title: Behavioral and Brain Sciences
    Subjects:
    Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > Psychology
    Faculty of Health and Medicine > Medicine
    ID Code: 78320
    Deposited By: ep_importer_pure
    Deposited On: 22 Feb 2016 09:26
    Refereed?: Yes
    Published?: In Press
    Last Modified: 24 Nov 2017 02:08
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    URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/78320

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