Structural similarity and category-specificity: a refined account.

@article{Gerlach2004StructuralSA,
  title={Structural similarity and category-specificity: a refined account.},
  author={Christian Gerlach and Ian Law and Olaf Bjarne Paulson},
  journal={Neuropsychologia},
  year={2004},
  volume={42 11},
  pages={1543-53}
}
It has been suggested that category-specific recognition disorders for natural objects may reflect that natural objects are more structurally (visually) similar than artefacts and therefore more difficult to recognize following brain damage. On this account one might expect a positive relationship between blood flow and structural similarity in areas involved in visual object recognition. Contrary to this expectation we report a negative relationship in that identification of articles of… CONTINUE READING