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Table 1 Mean response times (RTs) and error rates of both experiments

From: More capture, more suppression: Distractor suppression due to statistical regularities is determined by the magnitude of attentional capture

ExperimentDistractor typeDistractor locationRT (in ms)Error rate (in percent)
1Any distractorHPL of high-salience distractor838 (98)13.5 (5.9)
HPL of low-salience distractor851 (96)13.7 (5.9)
LPL874 (96)15.9 (6.6)
High salienceHPL of high-salience distractor841 (93)14.1 (5.8)
HPL of low-salience distractor865 (105)14.5 (7.3)
LPL886 (99)16.3 (7.1)
Low salienceHPL of high-salience distractor836 (106)12.9 (7.0)
HPL of low-salience distractor837 (90)12.9 (5.2)
LPL862 (94)15.5 (6.4)
2Any distractorHPL of high-salience distractor751 (108)7.4 (4.6)
HPL of low-salience distractor761 (113)7.0 (5.1)
LPL784 (112)7.8 (4.2)
High salienceHPL of high-salience distractor755 (109)7.2 (3.8)
HPL of low-salience distractor776 (115)7.3 (7.2)
LPL799 (115)7.6 (4.1)
Low salienceHPL of high-salience distractor747 (108)7.6 (5.7)
HPL of low-salience distractor746 (111)6.8 (3.6)
LPL769 (111)8.0 (4.5)
  1. Data between parentheses represent standard deviations
  2. HPL high-probability location, LPL low-probability location