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ERIC Number: EJ894188
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Aug
Pages: 16
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 92
ISSN: ISSN-0096-1523
Cross-Modal Face Identity Aftereffects and Their Relation to Priming
Hills, Peter J.; Elward, Rachael L.; Lewis, Michael B.
Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, v36 n4 p876-891 Aug 2010
We tested the magnitude of the face identity aftereffect following adaptation to different modes of adaptors in four experiments. The perceptual midpoint between two morphed famous faces was measured pre- and post-adaptation. Significant aftereffects were observed for visual (faces) and nonvisual adaptors (voices and names) but not nonspecific semantic information (e.g., occupations). Aftereffects were also observed following imagination and adaptation to an associated person. The strongest aftereffects were found adapting to facial caricatures. These results are discussed in terms of cross-modal adaptation occurring at various loci within the face-recognition system analogous to priming. (Contains 7 figures and 5 footnotes.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom