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Dissociating between object affordances and spatial compatibility effects using early response components.

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PERCEPTION AND ACTION ARE TIGHTLY LINKED: objects may be perceived not only in terms of visual features, but also in terms of possibilities for action. Previous studies showed that when a centrally located object has a salient graspable feature (e.g., a handle), it facilitates motor responses corresponding with the feature's position. However, such so-called affordance effects have been criticized as resulting from spatial compatibility effects, due to the visual asymmetry created by the gra...

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10.3389/fpsyg.2013.00591

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Holmes, NP More by this author
Schwartz, I More by this author
Journal:
Frontiers in psychology
Volume:
4
Pages:
591
Publication date:
2013
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EISSN:
1664-1078
URN:
uuid:fc9c6712-dffa-483e-a89f-b845856bb957
Source identifiers:
429366
Local pid:
pubs:429366
Language:
English
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