Priming of depth-rotated objects depends on attention and part changes
Thoma, V. and Davidoff, J. 2006. Priming of depth-rotated objects depends on attention and part changes. Experimental Psychology. 53 (1), pp. 31-47.
|Authors||Thoma, V. and Davidoff, J.|
Three priming experiments investigated the role of attention and view changes when common objects were rotated in depth. Objects were shown in prime-probe trial pairs. Experiment 1 extended findings by Stankiewicz, Hummel and Cooper (1998) showing that attended objects primed themselves in the same but not in a reflected view, whereas ignored objects only primed themselves in the same view. In Experiment 2, depth-rotations produced changes in the visible part structure between prime and probe view of an object. Priming after depth-rotation was more reduced for attended objects than for ignored objects. Experiment 3 showed that other depth rotations that did not change the perceived part structure revealed a priming pattern similar to that in Experiment 1, with equivalent reduction in priming for attended and ignored objects. These data indicate that recognition of attended objects is mediated by a part-based (analytic) representation together with a view-based (holistic) representation, whereas ignored images are recognised in a strictly view-dependent fashion.
|Keywords||recognition; vision; attention|
|Journal citation||53 (1), pp. 31-47|
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|Web address (URL)||http://hdl.handle.net/10552/1370|
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|Deposited||28 Nov 2011|
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