Perception of Letters in Words: Seek Not and Ye Shall Find

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Science  14 Jun 1974:
Vol. 184, Issue 4142, pp. 1192-1194
DOI: 10.1126/science.184.4142.1192


Subjects perceive a letter in a briefly presented word more accurately when they attend to the whole word than when they focus their attention on just the letter they want to see.

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