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ERIC Number: EJ156473
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1976
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Familiarity of Background Characters in Visual Scanning
Reicher, Gerald M.; And Others
Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 2, 4, 522-30, Nov 76
It is much easier to look for an unfamiliar character (such as an upside down A) embedded among familiar ones than to look for a familiar character (A) among unfamiliar ones. Furthermore, the nature of the background seems more important toperformance than the nature of the target. (Editor)
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