Learning to find a shape

  title={Learning to find a shape},
  author={Mariano Sigman and Charles D. Gilbert},
  journal={Nature Neuroscience},
We studied the transition of stimuli from novel to familiar in visual search and in the guidance of attention to a particular object. Ability to identify an object improved dramatically over several days of training. The learning was specific for the object's position in the visual field, orientation and configuration. Improvement was initially localized to one or two positions near the fixation spot and then expanded radially to include the full area of the stimulus array. Characteristics of… CONTINUE READING
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