About turn: the visual representation of human body orientation revealed by adaptation.

@article{Lawson2009AboutTT,
  title={About turn: the visual representation of human body orientation revealed by adaptation.},
  author={Rebecca P. Lawson and Colin W. G. Clifford and Andrew J. Calder},
  journal={Psychological science},
  year={2009},
  volume={20 3},
  pages={
          363-71
        }
}
Body orientation provides an important cue to other individuals' focus of attention, particularly when one is viewing them at a distance. Single-cell recording in macaques has identified cells in the superior temporal sulcus that show a view-selective response to particular body orientations. Whether similar separable coding is found in humans is not known, and there is currently no functional account of the visual representation of seen body orientation. This study addressed this issue using… CONTINUE READING
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