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participant is trained to categorize high and low distortions of a dot array prototype, and are then tested for recognition when shown the prototype, its distortions, and random arrays

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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.


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The enhancement of cortical excitability over the DLPFC before and during training impairs categorization in the prototype distortion task.
Ambrus GG, Zimmer M, Kincses ZT, Harza I, Kovács G, Paulus W, Antal A
Neuropsychologia (Neuropsychologia)
2011 Jun

On the genesis of abstract ideas.
Posner MI, Keele SW
(J Exp Psychol)
1968 Jul