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Can tactile stimuli be subitised? An unresolved controversy within the literature on numerosity judgments.

Abstract:

There is a growing interest in the question whether the phenomenon of subitising (fast and accurate detection of fewer than 4-5 stimuli presented simultaneously), widely thought to affect numerosity judgments in vision, can also affect the processing of tactile stimuli. In a recent study, in which multiple tactile stimuli were simultaneously presented across the body surface, Gallace et al (2006 Perception 35 247-266) concluded that tactile stimuli cannot be subitised. By contrast, Riggs et a...

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10.1068/p5767

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Journal:
Perception
Volume:
37
Issue:
5
Pages:
782-800
Publication date:
2008-01-01
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EISSN:
1468-4233
ISSN:
0301-0066
URN:
uuid:c46943ee-245c-4bd9-a33c-17b70d9d0446
Source identifiers:
14566
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pubs:14566

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