a two-stage theory of visual attention. In the first stage, basic features are processed automatically, independently, and in parallel. In the second stage, other properties, including relations between features of an object, are processed in series, one object (or group) at a time, and "bound" together to create a single object that we perceive.
What is FEATURE-INTEGRATION THEORY (FIT)?
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FEATURE-INTEGRATION THEORY (FIT): "Feature integration theory is how we perceive objects."
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