Effects of Line Separation and Exploration on the Visual and Haptic Detection of Symmetry and Repetition

@inproceedings{Lawson2016EffectsOL,
  title={Effects of Line Separation and Exploration on the Visual and Haptic
Detection of Symmetry and Repetition},
  author={Rebecca Lawson and Henna Ajvani and Stefano Cecchetto},
  booktitle={Experimental psychology},
  year={2016}
}
Detection of regularities (e.g., symmetry, repetition) can be used to investigate object and shape perception. Symmetry and nearby lines may both signal that one object is present, so moving lines apart may disrupt symmetry detection, while repetition may signal that multiple objects are present. Participants discriminated symmetrical/irregular and repeated/irregular pairs of lines. For vision, as predicted, increased line separation disrupted symmetry detection more than repetition detection… CONTINUE READING
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