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Tracking salient distracting signals within the human temporal lobe via intracranial recordings

Our study successfully tracks salient distracting signals in high-frequency activity obtained from human intracranial recordings. We observed that the temporal lobe has a critical role in reacting to salient distractors, whereas the parietal and frontal cortices seem to be less important than previously thought.

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Fig. 1: Tracking salient distracting signals across multiple brain regions.


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This is a summary of: Lin, R. et al. Neural evidence for attentional capture by salient distractors. Nat. Hum. Behav. (2024).

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Tracking salient distracting signals within the human temporal lobe via intracranial recordings. Nat Hum Behav 8, 812–813 (2024).

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