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||Visual priming of inverted and rotated objects.
||Knowlton, Barbara J.1; McAuliffe, Sean P.1; Coelho, Chase J.2; Hummel, John E.3
||(1)Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles; (2)Department of Psychology, Pennsylvania State University; (3)Department of Psychology, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
||Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition. Vol. 35(4), July 2009, pp. 837-848
||Implicit Memory*; Object Recognition*; Priming*; Spatial Organization*
||Object images are identified more efficiently after prior exposure. Here, the authors investigated shape representations supporting object priming. The dependent measure in all experiments was the minimum exposure duration required to correctly identify an object image in a rapid serial visual presentation stream. Priming was defined as the change in minimum exposure duration for identification as a function of prior exposure to an object. Experiment 1 demonstrated that this dependent measure yielded an estimate of predominantly visual priming (i.e., free of name and concept priming). Experiments 2 and 3 demonstrated that although priming was sensitive to orientation, visual priming was relatively invariant with image inversion (i.e., an image visually primed its inverted counterpart approximately as much as it primed itself). Experiment 4 demonstrated a similar dissociation with images rotated 90Â° off the upright. In all experiments, the difference in the magnitude of priming for identical or rotatedâ“inverted priming conditions was marginal or nonexistent. These results suggest that visual representations that support priming can be relatively insensitive to picture-plane manipulations, although these manipulations have a substantial effect on object identification. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2009 APA, all rights reserved) (journal abstract)
||Barbara J. Knowlton, Department of Psychology, Franz Hall, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1563
||American Psychological Association
||Journal; Peer Reviewed Journal; Journal Article
||Empirical Study; Quantitative Study
||Adulthood (18 yrs & older)
||priming; object recognition; implicit memory; rapid serial visual presentation; viewpoint-independent
||2343 Learning & Memory
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