The neural basis of scene preferences.

  title={The neural basis of scene preferences.},
  author={Xiaomin Yue and Edward A. Vessel and Irving Biederman},
  volume={18 6},
What is the neural correlate of preference that governs our spontaneous selection of visual information? With a rapid, event-related functional magnetic resonance imaging design, we showed that the viewing of highly preferred compared to less preferred scenes (as assessed by participant ratings) was associated with greater blood-oxygen level dependent responses in the right parahippocampal cortex but not in the lateral occipital complex, ruling out feed forward and attentional effects. Highly… CONTINUE READING

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