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In: New Directions in Developmental Psychobiology ISBN 978-1-60692-634-5 Editors: B. C. Glenyn and R. P. Zini 2009 Nova Science Publishers, Inc.
 

Summary: In: New Directions in Developmental Psychobiology ISBN 978-1-60692-634-5
Editors: B. C. Glenyn and R. P. Zini 2009 Nova Science Publishers, Inc.
Chapter 5
THE DEVELOPMENT OF OBJECT RECOGNITION
THROUGH INFANCY
Peter Gerhardstein1
, Gina Shroff1
, Kelly Dickerson1
and Scott A. Adler2
1
Binghamton University, State University of New York, Binghamton, NY, USA
2
York University, Toronto, Canada
ABSTRACT
Research over the past half-century has advanced our understanding of the human
visual system's robust ability to recognize objects in a scene. Despite this progress,
however, the human object recognition system is still not well understood. It is well
accepted that one source of the visual system's robust performance is the presence of top-
down knowledge in humans. This top-down knowledge comes from prior experience
with the environment, and is used to make inferences about the three-dimensional (3D)

  

Source: Adler, Scott A. - Centre for Vision Research & Department of Psychology, York University (Toronto)

 

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