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    Attentional Capture for Tool Images is Driven by the Head End of the Tool, not the Handle 

    Skiba, Rafal M.; Snow, Jacqueline C. (Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 2016)
    Tools afford specialized actions that are tied closely to object identity. Although there is mounting evidence that functional objects, such as tools, capture visuospatial attention relative to non-tool competitors, this ...
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    Priming tool actions: Are real objects more effective primes than pictures? 

    Squires, S.D.; Macdonald, S.N.; Culham, J.C.; Snow, Jacqueline C. (Experimental Brain Research, 2016)
    Humans are faster to grasp an object such as a tool if they have previewed the same object beforehand. This priming effect is strongest when actors gesture the use of the tool rather than simply move it, possibly because ...