1. Richard M. Shiffrin & Walter E. Schneider (1977). Controlled and Automatic Human Information Processing: Perceptual Learning, Automatic Attending, and a General Theory. Psychological Review 84 (2):128-90.
    Tested the 2-process theory of detection, search, and attention presented by the current authors in a series of experiments. The studies demonstrate the qualitative difference between 2 modes of information processing: automatic detection and controlled search; trace the course of the learning of automatic detection, of categories, and of automatic-attention responses; and show the dependence of automatic detection on attending responses and demonstrate how such responses interrupt controlled processing and interfere with the focusing of attention. The learning of categories is (...)
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  2. Walter E. Schneider & Richard M. Shiffrin (1977). Controlled and Automatic Human Information Processing: I. Detection, Search, and Attention. Psychological Review 84:1-66.
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    Walter E. Schneider & M. Pimm-Smith (1997). Consciousness as a Message-Aware Control Mechanism to Modulate Cognitive Processing. In Jonathan D. Cohen & Jonathan W. Schooler (eds.), Scientific Approaches to Consciousness. Lawrence Erlbaum 65--80.