Tatler B W, Gilchrist I D, Rusted J, 2003, "The time course of abstract visual representation" Perception 32(5) 579 – 592
Download citation data in RIS format
The time course of abstract visual representation
Benjamin W Tatler, Iain D Gilchrist, Jenny Rusted
Received 27 May 2002, in revised form 19 March 2003
Abstract. Studies in change blindness re-enforce the suggestion that veridical, pictorial representations that survive multiple relocations of gaze are unlikely to be generated in the visual system. However, more abstract information may well be extracted and represented by the visual system. In this paper we study the types of information that are retained and the time courses over which these representations are constructed when participants view complex natural scenes. We find that such information is retained and that the resultant abstract representations encode a range of information. Different types of information are extracted and represented over different time courses. After several seconds of viewing natural scenes, our visual system is able to construct a complex information-rich representation.
Full-text PDF size: 297 Kb
References 52 references, 27 with DOI links ()
Your computer (IP address: 184.108.40.206) has not been recognised as being on a network authorised to view the full text or references of this article. If you are a member of a university library that has a subscription to the journal, please contact your serials librarian (subscriptions information).