Thatcher's Britain : a new take on an old illusion

Johnston, P.J., Baker, D., Stone, R., & Kaufman, J. (2014) Thatcher's Britain : a new take on an old illusion. Perception, 43(12), pp. 1400-1403.

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The Thatcher Illusion is generally discussed as a phenomenon related to face perception. Nonetheless, we show that compellingly strong Thatcher Effects can be elicited with non-face stimuli, provided that the stimulus set has a familiar standard configuration and a canonical view. Apparently, the Thatcher Illusion is not about faces, nor is it about Thatcher. It just might, however, be about Britain...

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ID Code: 78406
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
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DOI: 10.1068/p7853
ISSN: 0301-0066
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > PSYCHOLOGY AND COGNITIVE SCIENCES (170000) > PSYCHOLOGY (170100) > Sensory Processes Perception and Performance (170112)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Current > Schools > School of Psychology & Counselling
Deposited On: 12 Nov 2014 22:26
Last Modified: 04 Jun 2015 02:31

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