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Action relations facilitate the identification of briefly-presented objects.

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The link between perception and action allows us to interact fluently with the world. Objects which 'afford' an action elicit a visuomotor response, facilitating compatible responses. In addition, positioning objects to interact with one another appears to facilitate grouping, indicated by patients with extinction being better able to identify interacting objects (e.g. a corkscrew going towards the top of a wine bottle) than the same objects when positioned incorrectly for action (Riddoch, Hu...

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10.3758/s13414-010-0043-0

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Experimental Psychology
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Author
Journal:
Attention, perception and psychophysics
Volume:
73
Issue:
2
Pages:
597-612
Publication date:
2011-02-05
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EISSN:
1943-393X
ISSN:
1943-3921
URN:
uuid:3af6fcff-898c-47af-8d15-72b79b170ad2
Source identifiers:
311548
Local pid:
pubs:311548

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