Effect of background information on object identification.

  title={Effect of background information on object identification.},
  author={S J Boyce and Alexander Pollatsek and K Rayner},
  journal={Journal of experimental psychology. Human perception and performance},
  volume={15 3},
  • S J Boyce, Alexander Pollatsek, K Rayner
  • Published 1989 in
    Journal of experimental psychology. Human…
Previous research using briefly presented displays has indicated that objects in a coherent scene are easier to identify than are objects in incoherent backgrounds. Of interest is whether the identification of the target object depends on the identification of the scene or the identification of other diagnostic objects in the scene. Experiment 1 indicated objects are more difficult to identify when located in an "episodically" inconsistent background even when the same diagnostic objects are… CONTINUE READING