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Article: Not all visual expertise is holistic, but it may be leftist: The case of Chinese character recognition: Research Article

TitleNot all visual expertise is holistic, but it may be leftist: The case of Chinese character recognition: Research Article
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Issue Date2009
PublisherBlackwell Publishing Ltd. The Journal's web site is located at http://www.blackwellpublishing.com/journals/PSCI
Citation
Psychological Science, 2009, v. 20 n. 4, p. 455-463 How to Cite?
AbstractWe examined whether two purportedly face-specific effects, holistic processing and the left-side bias, can also be observed in expert-level processing of Chinese characters, which are logographic and share many properties with faces. Non-Chinese readers (novices) perceived these characters more holistically than Chinese readers (experts). Chinese readers had a better awareness of the components of characters, which were not clearly separable to novices. This finding suggests that holistic processing is not a marker of general visual expertise; rather, holistic processing depends on the features of the stimuli and the tasks typically performed on them. In contrast, results for the left-side bias were similar to those obtained in studies of face perception. Chinese readers exhibited a left-side bias in the perception of mirror-symmetric characters, whereas novices did not; this effect was also reflected in eye fixations. Thus, the left-side bias may be a marker of visual expertise. Copyright © 2009 Association for Psychological Science.
Persistent Identifierhttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/60753
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2015 Impact Factor: 5.476
2015 SCImago Journal Rankings: 4.375
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dc.description.abstractWe examined whether two purportedly face-specific effects, holistic processing and the left-side bias, can also be observed in expert-level processing of Chinese characters, which are logographic and share many properties with faces. Non-Chinese readers (novices) perceived these characters more holistically than Chinese readers (experts). Chinese readers had a better awareness of the components of characters, which were not clearly separable to novices. This finding suggests that holistic processing is not a marker of general visual expertise; rather, holistic processing depends on the features of the stimuli and the tasks typically performed on them. In contrast, results for the left-side bias were similar to those obtained in studies of face perception. Chinese readers exhibited a left-side bias in the perception of mirror-symmetric characters, whereas novices did not; this effect was also reflected in eye fixations. Thus, the left-side bias may be a marker of visual expertise. Copyright © 2009 Association for Psychological Science.en_HK
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dc.rightsPsychological Science. Copyright © Blackwell Publishing Ltd.en_HK
dc.titleNot all visual expertise is holistic, but it may be leftist: The case of Chinese character recognition: Research Articleen_HK
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