Familiarity and visual change detection

  title={Familiarity and visual change detection},
  author={Harold Pashler},
  journal={Perception \& Psychophysics},
  • H. Pashler
  • Published 1 July 1988
  • Psychology
  • Perception & Psychophysics
Detection of change when one display of familiar objects replaces another display might be based purely upon visual codes, or also on identity information (i.e., knowingwhat was presentwhere in the initial display). Displays of 10 alphanumeric characters were presented and, after a brief offset, were presented again in the same position, with or without a change in a single character. Subjects’ accuracy in change detection did not suggest preservation of any more information than is usually… 

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