Applications of mental rotation figures of the Shepard and Metzler type and description of a mental rotation stimulus library

@article{Peters2008ApplicationsOM,
  title={Applications of mental rotation figures of the Shepard and Metzler type and description of a mental rotation stimulus library},
  author={Michael Peters and Christian Battista},
  journal={Brain and Cognition},
  year={2008},
  volume={66},
  pages={260-264}
}
The 3D cube figures used by Shepard and Metzler [Shepard, R. N., & Metzler, J. (1971). Mental rotation of three-dimensional objects. Science, 171, 701-703] have been applied in a broad range of studies on mental rotation. This note provides a brief background on these figures, their general use in cognitive psychology and their role in studying spatial behavior. In particular, it is pointed out that large sex differences with the 3D mental rotation figures tend to be observed only in particular… CONTINUE READING

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