Cross-modal face identity aftereffects and their relation to priming

Hills, Peter J., Elward, Rachael L. and Lewis, Michael B. (2010) Cross-modal face identity aftereffects and their relation to priming. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 36 (4). pp. 876-891. ISSN 1939-1277

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We tested the magnitude of the face identity aftereffect following adaptation to different modes of adaptors in four experiments. The perceptual midpoint between two morphed famous faces was measured pre- and post-adaptation. Significant aftereffects were observed for visual (faces) and non-visual adaptors (voices and names) but not non-specific semantic information (e.g., occupations). Aftereffects were also observed following imagination and adaptation to an associated person. The strongest aftereffects were found adapting to facial caricatures. These results are discussed in terms of cross-modal adaptation occurring at various loci within the face-recognition system analogous to priming.

Item Type: Journal Article
Faculty: ARCHIVED Faculty of Science & Technology (until September 2018)
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Date Deposited: 25 Jun 2013 13:14
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