Global and local factors in tactile pattern perception.

by Barry L. Richardson

Publisher: Scarborough College, University of Toronto in Toronto

Written in English
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  • Psychology, Physiological

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Bibliography: p. [29-32]

SeriesPapers in language use and language function, no. 11, Papers in language use and language function -- no. 11
The Physical Object
Pagination27, [7] p. ;
Number of Pages27
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Open LibraryOL20802347M

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Some factors affecting tactile pattern recognition. Craig JC. Tactile patterns were generated by means of a 6 X 24 array of vibrating pins. The ability of subjects to recognize these patterns presented to their fingertips was shown to be affected by a number of factors, including the display time of the pattern, the mode of generating the Cited by: Preliminary experiments on a “tactile analog” of Navon’s () global/local pattern-identification task are reported.

Sighted, early-blind, and late-blind subjects were exposed to large. Apurba Das, R. Alagirusamy, in Science in Clothing Comfort, Evaluation of tactile perception to fit.

Various methods have been developed to measure the human perceptions, like odours, tastes etc. Ashdown and DeLong [7] adapted the test method for measuring tactile perception to fit, which was developed by the ASTM Committee E for sensory evaluation of products. The objectives were to understand more comprehensively the developmental characteristics of children's perception through their global and local processing of hierarchical patterns, by considering.

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Regarding global and local processing various aspects can be measured. In the copy trial of the Rey Complex Figure Test (Figure 5D) one can pay attention to the way participants build up their drawing: from local to global by starting with the local details or from global to local by drawing the global rectangular shape first and fill it up with details.

Tactile perception, also called touch perception, is the brain’s ability to understand (perceive) information coming from the skin, particularly the skin on the hands. The hands are being used to register sensory information and then the brain uses this information to guide the hands during an activity.

For these tactile perception activities, you will need two identical sets of small animals (eg dinosaurs, zoo animals, sea creatures).

Before beginning: Look at the animals with your child and talk about the difference in the animals: some have 4 legs all the same size. What is Tactile Perception.

Definition of Tactile Perception: Brain stimulation achieved through the sense of touch that conveys as a physical reality of an object of our environment by combining the skin senses: pressure, vibration, and stretching.

Figure Global, local, and extrafoveal. (A) Even when foveally viewed, the local Hs and Es at i, ii, are slower to detect, under a wide range of conditions, than the global Hs formed by each set (Navon, ). (B) With fixation and attention at x, i is clearly the nearer by interposition; with fixation and attention firmly at y, the reverse is true, and iii is then an “L” and not a square.

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1.l. Tactile Perception Tactile perception refers to perception mediated solely by vari- ations in cutaneous stimulation. Two examples are the perception of patterns drawn onto the back and speech perception by a "listener" who senses speech information by placing one hand on the speaker's jaw and lips (the Tadoma method of speech reception).

Communities are likely to respond in different ways to the local impacts of global environmental change. Some communities are sufficiently diverse to provide valuable buffers against hardship as individuals and households share resources.

But if all members of the community use the same environment in similar ways, no such buffering is possible. buying pattern and so perception of consumer. FACTORS INFLUENCE THE CONSUMPTION PATTERN: Kumar et al. () examined those factors which effect buying decisions making of large number of respondents for different food products.

Country, origin, and brand of the product impact effectively and largely. Brand of the product is the most. Factors affecting Perception Social perception 9 Attribution theory Perception refers to the way we try to understand the world around us.

We gather information through our five sense organs, but perception adds meaning to these sensory inputs. The process of perception is essentially subjective in nature, as it is never an exact.

I also believe that this assertion applies equally to continuous Braille reading and to searching for specific information in a Braille book. As we harvest the fruits of our research into tactile reading and haptic perception, a clear set of principles for designing computer-controlled, tactile.

This review will mainly focus on theories postulated since the 17th century and then provide an overview of current thinking. The four most influential theories of pain perception include the Specificity (or Labeled Line), Intensity, Pattern, and Gate Control Theories of Pain.

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Now-aging baby-boomers— is the first year in which Americans born after World War II can retire with a public pension—were the best educated workers in the world when. The factors that influence perceptions of a person are as follows: s in the Perceiver.

Several characteristics of the perceiver can affect perception. When an individual looks at a target and attempts to interpret what he or she, that interpretation is heavily influenced by the personal characteristics of the individual perceiver. These. A symptom (from Greek σύμπτωμα, "accident, misfortune, that which befalls", from συμπίπτω, "I befall", from συν- "together, with" and πίπτω, "I fall") is a departure from normal function or feeling which is apparent to a patient, reflecting the presence of an unusual state, or of a disease.A symptom can be subjective or objective.

Global warming and climate change have the potential to alter biological systems. More specifically, changes to near-surface air temperatures will likely influence ecosystem functioning and thus the biodiversity of plants, animals, and other forms of current geographic ranges of plant and animal species have been established by adaptation to long-term seasonal climate patterns.

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included in a global environmental monitoring system. These problems are: 4. Potentially adverse changes in the growth, structure and distribution of the human population 5. Changes in the subjective human perception of the environment 6. Eutrophication of waters 7. Decreasing freshwater resources 8.

Natural disasters   Consumer behavior is often influenced by different factors. Marketers should study consumer purchase patterns and figure out buyer trends.

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Consistent with predictions, positive mood and optimism were directly associated with a global bias and inversely related to a local bias. A converse pattern of findings was obtained with depression and trait anxiety.Because we each use our own expectations in judgment, people may form different impressions of the same person performing the same behavior.

Individual differences in the cognitive accessibility of a given personal characteristic may lead to more overlap in the descriptions provided by the same perceiver about different people than there is in those provided by different perceivers about the.The non-governmental organization Transparency International (TI) estimates a ‘Corruption Perception Index’, which is arguably the most widely used indicator of corruption worldwide and shown in the map here.

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