Spatial Frequency Discrimination: Effects of Age, Reward, and Practice

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van den Boomen, Carlijn; Peters, Judith Carolien;
(2017)
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science
  • Journal: PLoS ONE, volume 12, issue 1 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
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  • Identifiers: pmc: PMC5279743, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0169800
  • Subject: VISUAL DEVELOPMENT | CONTRAST SENSITIVITY | Perception | Discrimination (Psychology) | Population Groupings | Children | Equines | Animals | Female | MECHANISMS | Sensory Thresholds | Biology and Life Sciences | Neuroscience | Age Factors | Psychophysics | Age Groups | Photic Stimulation | Vertebrates | Amniotes | Vision | Perceptual Learning | Learning and Memory | Mammals | Science | Organisms | Adolescent | Adult | Male | Child | LUMINANCE | Zebras | Research Article | Cognitive Psychology | Learning | Psychology | People and Places | Child, Preschool | Reward | Sensory Perception | ORIENTATION | Cognition | AREAS V1 | Medicine | Families | Space Perception | Q | R | Social Sciences | Journal Article | V2 | Humans | Cognitive Science

Social interaction starts with perception of the world around you. This study investigated two fundamental issues regarding the development of discrimination of higher spatial frequencies, which are important building blocks of perception. Firstly, it mapped the typical... View more
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