Journal article icon

Journal article

Assessing the effects of audiovisual semantic congruency on the perception of a bistable figure.

Abstract:

Bistable figures provide a fascinating window through which to explore human visual awareness. Here we demonstrate for the first time that the semantic context provided by a background auditory soundtrack (the voice of a young or old female) can modulate an observer's predominant percept while watching the bistable "my wife or my mother-in-law" figure (Experiment 1). The possibility of a response-bias account-that participants simply reported the percept that happened to be congruent with the...

Expand abstract
Publication status:
Published

Actions


Access Document


Authors


Journal:
Consciousness and cognition
Volume:
21
Issue:
2
Pages:
775-787
Publication date:
2012-06-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1090-2376
ISSN:
1053-8100
URN:
uuid:00cc165c-faf7-4165-ac16-2477b6103eac
Source identifiers:
326895
Local pid:
pubs:326895

Terms of use


Metrics


Views and Downloads






If you are the owner of this record, you can report an update to it here: Report update to this record

TO TOP