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Testing Instance Models of Face Repetition Priming.

Hay, Dennis C. (2000) Testing Instance Models of Face Repetition Priming. Memory and Cognition, 28 (2-3). pp. 192-203. ISSN 0090-502X

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Two experiments examining repetition priming in face recognition are reported. These employed 8 rather than the more usual 2 presentation trials allowing the prediction made by Logan's (1988) instance model of power function speed-up of RT distributions to be examined. Both experiments (the first repeating the same photograph on each trial, the second varying the pose) showed; repetition priming effects for familiar and unfamiliar faces, power function speed-up for both mean and standard deviation of RT and power function speed-up of the quantiles of the RT distributions. It is argued that the findings are consistent with the predictions made by the instance model and provide an explanatory challenge for alternative theoretical approaches.

Item Type: Article
Journal or Publication Title: Memory and Cognition
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > Psychology
ID Code: 11407
Deposited By: Dr Dennis. C. Hay
Deposited On: 14 Aug 2008 10:08
Refereed?: Yes
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 26 Oct 2016 05:09
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