If you are experiencing problems downloading PDF or HTML fulltext, our helpdesk recommend clearing your browser cache and trying again. If you need help in clearing your cache, please click here . Still need help? Email help@ingentaconnect.com

Disruption of early face recognition processes by object substitution masking

$54.78 plus tax (Refund Policy)

Buy Article:


Visual stimuli can fail to reach conscious awareness when surrounded by dots sharing a common onset but remaining visible after target removal, a phenomenon known as object substitution masking (OSM). We assessed the locus of substitution by recording the N170 component of the human event-related potential during a face/house classification task. Delayed-offset dots impaired target categorization, confirming the generality of object substitution masking by extending the effect to realistic, complex stimuli. Furthermore, object substitution masking eliminated the N170 amplitude difference between faces and houses, providing the first neural evidence that object substitution masking disrupts structural encoding stages during object recognition.

Document Type: Research Article

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13506280701307035

Affiliations: University of Delaware, Newark, DE, USA

Publication date: October 1, 2007

Related content

Share Content

Access Key

Free Content
Free content
New Content
New content
Open Access Content
Open access content
Subscribed Content
Subscribed content
Free Trial Content
Free trial content
Cookie Policy
Cookie Policy
ingentaconnect website makes use of cookies so as to keep track of data that you have filled in. I am Happy with this Find out more