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Chapter 3

PSYB57H3 Chapter Notes - Chapter 3: Bigram, Distributed Knowledge, Visual Search


Department
Psychology
Course Code
PSYB57H3
Professor
George Cree
Chapter
3

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an object are
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the world around us
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aspects of the stimulus belong to the central object and which aspects belong to the
background
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by a specific form of damage to the parietal lobe; people w/ this disorder appear
relatively normal in tasks requiring them to detect whether specific features are
presnt in a display, but they are impaired in tasks that require them to judge how
the features are bound together to form complex objects
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