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The timescale of perceptual evidence integration can be adapted to the environment.

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A key computation underlying perceptual decisions is the temporal integration of "evidence" in favor of different states of the world. Studies from psychology and neuroscience have shown that observers integrate multiple samples of noisy perceptual evidence over time toward a decision. An influential model posits perfect evidence integration (i.e., without forgetting), enabling optimal decisions based on stationary evidence. However, in real-life environments, the perceptual evidence typicall...

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10.1016/j.cub.2013.04.039

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Experimental Psychology
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Author
Journal:
Current biology : CB More from this journal
Volume:
23
Issue:
11
Pages:
981-986
Publication date:
2013-06-01
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EISSN:
1879-0445
ISSN:
0960-9822
Language:
English
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pubs:401590
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uuid:672cbc9e-6933-45bd-b611-e056e376a9b2
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pubs:401590
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401590
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2013-11-16

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