Representational economy, not processing speed, determines preferred processing strategy of visual patterns.


According to Garner, visual patterns are mentally represented as categories rather than by their physical identity. On the other hand, physical and categorical identification tasks engender their own specific processing strategies. Nevertheless, categorical strategies should be more generic than physical ones. We tested this prediction using Garner patterns… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.actpsy.2010.03.001


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