Characteristics and models of human symmetry detection

@article{Wagemans1997CharacteristicsAM,
  title={Characteristics and models of human symmetry detection},
  author={Johan Wagemans},
  journal={Trends in Cognitive Sciences},
  year={1997},
  volume={1},
  pages={346-352}
}
  • J. Wagemans
  • Published 1997
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Trends in Cognitive Sciences
Symmetry is everywhere - in natural objects, from crystals to living organisms, in manufactured articles of many kinds, and in art works from all cultures. Symmetry is a salient visual property that is detected efficiently and rapidly by the human visual system. In this paper, several decades of experimental research on human symmetry detection are reviewed. By examining the effects of several factors on symmetry detection, this research has revealed some important characteristics of how humans… Expand

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