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Inhibition of Return

  • By: Kristie R. Dukewich & Ana B. Chica
  • In: Encyclopedia of the Mind
  • Edited by: Harold Pashler
  • Subject:Linguistics (general), Cognitive Psychology (general)

Inhibition of return (IOR) is an effect whereby people are slower to respond to a stimulus presented at a recently stimulated or inspected location compared to a stimulus presented at a previous unstimulated or uninspected location. The IOR effect is often ...