Detecting meaning in RSVP at 13 ms per picture

  title={Detecting meaning in RSVP at 13 ms per picture},
  author={M. Potter and Brad Wyble and C. Hagmann and Emily McCourt},
  journal={Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics},
  • M. Potter, Brad Wyble, +1 author Emily McCourt
  • Published 2014
  • Psychology, Computer Science, Medicine
  • Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics
  • The visual system is exquisitely adapted to the task of extracting conceptual information from visual input with every new eye fixation, three or four times a second. Here we assess the minimum viewing time needed for visual comprehension, using rapid serial visual presentation (RSVP) of a series of six or 12 pictures presented at between 13 and 80 ms per picture, with no interstimulus interval. Participants were to detect a picture specified by a name (e.g., smiling couple) that was given just… CONTINUE READING
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