More than a feeling: incidental learning of array geometry by blindfolded adult humans revealed through touch.

@article{Sturz2013MoreTA,
  title={More than a feeling: incidental learning of array geometry by blindfolded adult humans revealed through touch.},
  author={Bradley Sturz and Marshall Lee Green and Katherine A. Gaskin and Alicia C. Evans and April A. Graves and Jonathan Eugene Roberts},
  journal={The Journal of experimental biology},
  year={2013},
  volume={216 Pt 4},
  pages={
          587-93
        }
}
View-based matching theories of orientation suggest that mobile organisms encode a visual memory consisting of a visual panorama from a target location and maneuver to reduce discrepancy between current visual perception and this stored visual memory to return to a location. Recent success of such theories to explain the orientation behavior of insects and birds raises questions regarding the extent to which such an explanation generalizes to other species. In the present study, we attempted to… CONTINUE READING
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