Three-quarter views of depth-rotated faces induce face-specific capacity limits in visual search

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Thoma, V. and de Fockert, Jan W. 2019. Three-quarter views of depth-rotated faces induce face-specific capacity limits in visual search. Experimental Psychology. 65 (6), pp. 360-369.
AuthorsThoma, V. and de Fockert, Jan W.
Abstract

Participants made speeded categorization decisions regarding a famous person (politician or film star) accompanied by a peripheral distracter face (either the same or from the opposite category). The first experiment found that processing a peripheral distracter face is independent of load when the search set contains name strings. The search set in the second experiment consisted of faces. Interference effects between the target and distracter face (both shown in frontal views) were found when no additional non-target faces were present (low load), but not when two non-famous faces (high load) accompanied the target face, even when the latter were shown in three-quarter views. These results indicate that face-specific capacity limitations are independent of changes in view (up to 45˚) and gaze direction.

JournalExperimental Psychology
Journal citation65 (6), pp. 360-369
ISSN1618-3169
Year2019
PublisherHogrefe
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)doi:10.1027/1618-3169/a000421
Web address (URL)https://doi.org/10.1027/1618-3169/a000421
Publication dates
Online14 Jan 2019
Publication process dates
Deposited23 Jul 2018
Accepted22 May 2018
Accepted22 May 2018
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