semantic categorisation and movement

Kerry Bennett kerryb at gas.sci.monash.edu.au
Sun Oct 6 19:24:25 EST 1996


kenneth paul collins wrote:
> 
> Michael A. Lebedev, Ph.D. wrote:
> >
> > An alternative interpretation:
> >
> > Pictures with living objects are just the one that can be recognized
> > easier.  All these rabbits, elephants, ducks etc. are less living
> > objects per se than they are symbols that we encounter every day in our
> > lives (merchandise symbolics, cartoons, etc.).  On the other hand, the
> > non-living objects that you showed might have been from a less
> > frequently used set of symbols.
> >
> > Michael
> 
> your point is well-taken... I'd overlooked the possibility that there might
> be a "secondary" correlation in my prior response...
> 
> Kerry says that "familiarity" was controlled, though... I'm ready to beg a
> ticket to Austrailia to have a first-hand look at the experiemntal trials :-)
> ken collins

Kerry Bennett writes - I am looking forward to any visits!! 
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