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ERIC Number: EJ793392
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-May
Pages: 8
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 34
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0278-7393
The Time Course of Object-Feature Retrieval in Recognition
Lamberts, Koen; Kent, Christopher
Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, v34 n3 p688-695 May 2008
The time course of perception and retrieval of object features was investigated. Participants completed a perceptual matching task and 2 recognition tasks under time pressure. The recognition tasks imposed different retention loads. A stochastic model of feature sampling with a Bayesian decision component was used to estimate the rate of feature perception and the rate of retrieval of feature information. The results demonstrated that retrieval rates did not differ among object features if only a single object was held in memory. If 2 objects were retained in memory, differences among retrieval rates of features emerged, indicating that features that were quickly perceived were also quickly retrieved. The results from the 2-object retention condition are compatible with process reinstatement models of retrieval. (Contains 3 figures, 1 footnote, and 2 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom