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long lasting improvement in performing perceptual (visual, auditory, tactile, olfactory or taste) tasks as a function of experience.

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Asserted relationships to other concepts

perceptual learning
is a kind of

  • implicit learning
  • perceptual learning
    is a part of

  • visual perception
  • are a kind of
    perceptual learning

    No associations
    are a part of
    perceptual learning

    No associations

    Tasks that are asserted to measure perceptual learning

    Task Contrast Measure

    braille reading task
    • areas of activation of early blind minus areas of activation of late blind


    Task difficulty and the specificity of perceptual learning
    Merav Ahissar & Shaul Hochstein
    Nature 387, 401 - 406
    1997 May 22