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Subjects view visual stimuli (2D or 3D) and determine whether and to what extent they are rotated between trials.
Definition contributed by MLewis about six years ago

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mental rotation task has been asserted to measure the following CONCEPTS






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Experimental conditions are the subsets of an experiment that define the relevant experimental manipulation.

CONTRASTS

In the Cognitive Atlas, we define a contrast as any function over experimental conditions. The simplest contrast is the indicator value for a specific condition; more complex contrasts include linear or nonlinear functions of the indicator across different experimental conditions.

INDICATORS

An indicator is a specific quantitative or qualitative variable that is recorded for analysis. These may include behavioral variables (such as response time, accuracy, or other measures of performance) or physiological variables (including genetics, psychophysiology, or brain imaging data).


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"Initial definition from the BrainMapLex.xls file located in the documentation section of: http://brainmap.org/scribe/index.html"
NPicchetti (about seven years ago)

Term History

REVISION 3

Definition contributed by MLewis about six years ago:subjects view visual stimuli (2D or 3D) and determine whether and to what extent they are rotated between trials

REVISION 2

Definition contributed by BGregory about seven years ago:Subjects view rotated letters, numbers, or objects (2D or 3D) and indicate if they are in their normal or mirror orientation; includes variations, but all tasks include mental rotation of stimuli.

REVISION 1

Definition contributed by BGregory about seven years ago:Subjects view rotated letters, numbers, or objects (2D or 3D) and indicate if they are in their normal or mirror orientation; includes variations, but all tasks include mental rotation of stimuli. (from the BrainMapLex.xls file located in the documentation section of: http://brainmap.org/scribe/index.html)

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