Context influences holistic processing of nonface objects in the composite task.

  title={Context influences holistic processing of nonface objects in the composite task.},
  author={Jennifer J. Richler and Cindy M. Bukach and Isabel Gauthier},
  journal={Attention, perception & psychophysics},
  volume={71 3},
We explored whether holistic-like effects can be observed for nonface objects in novices as a result of the task context. We measured contextually induced congruency effects for novel objects (Greebles) in a sequential matching selective attention task (composite task). When format at study was blocked, congruency effects were observed for study-misaligned, but not study-aligned, conditions (Experiment 1). However, congruency effects were observed in all conditions when study formats were… CONTINUE READING

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