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a process of recognizing specific aspects of a stimulus, such as lines, edges, angle, or movement.
Perception
TDavis about six years ago.

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Tasks that are asserted to measure feature detection

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Hooper visual organization test
  • accuracy
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User Discussion


"Initial definition retrieved from http://cognitiveatlas.org/concept/feature_detection"
NPicchetti (about six years ago)

Term History

REVISION 3

Definition contributed by BGregory about six years ago:a process by which specialized nerve cells in the brain respond to specific features of a visual stimulus, such as lines, edges, angle, or movement.

REVISION 2

Definition contributed by BGregory about eight years ago:a process by which specialized nerve cells in the brain respond to specific features of a visual stimulus, such as lines, edges, angle, or movement. (from Wikipedia)

REVISION 1

Definition contributed by SAdministrator about eight years ago:No definition submitted yet

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