Key Visual Features for Rapid Categorization of Animals in Natural Scenes

  title={Key Visual Features for Rapid Categorization of Animals in Natural Scenes},
  author={A. Delorme and Ghislaine Richard and Mich{\`e}le Fabre-Thorpe},
  booktitle={Front. Psychology},
In speeded categorization tasks, decisions could be based on diagnostic target features or they may need the activation of complete representations of the object. Depending on task requirements, the priming of feature detectors through top-down expectation might lower the threshold of selective units or speed up the rate of information accumulation. In the present paper, 40 subjects performed a rapid go/no-go animal/non-animal categorization task with 400 briefly flashed natural scenes to study… CONTINUE READING


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