Perception of wholes and of their component parts: some configural superiority effects.

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Theories of visual pattern recognition frequently assume that processing begins with an analysis of the pattern into component parts, which are often assumed to be line segments of particular orientations, lengths, positions, and curvatures. The present experiments measured discriminability of these simple parts when presented either in isolation or within… (More)

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@article{Pomerantz1977PerceptionOW, title={Perception of wholes and of their component parts: some configural superiority effects.}, author={James R. Pomerantz and Lawrence C. Sager and Ronald St{\"{o}ver}, journal={Journal of experimental psychology. Human perception and performance}, year={1977}, volume={3 3}, pages={422-35} }