Attention to distinguishing features in object recognition

  title={Attention to distinguishing features in object recognition},
  author={Orit Baruch and Ruth Kimchi and Morris Goldsmith},
This study advances the hypothesis that, in the course of object recognition, attention is directed to distinguishing features: visual information that is diagnostic of object identity in a specific context. In five experiments, observers performed an object categorization task involving drawings of fish (Experiments 1–4) and photographs of natural sea animals (Experiment 5). Allocation of attention to distinguishing and non-distinguishing features was examined using primed-matching (Experiment… CONTINUE READING
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