Manuel Moreno-Sanchez, J. Antonio Aznar-Casanova, Nelson Torro-Alves
How does the mind select one interpretation from a bistable stimulus and how this eventually becomes conscious?We briefly presented 17 rotations of an ambiguous figure to observers and asked them to give a quick response. We were interested in determining how observer factors, stimulus properties and context influence the selected response.Data analysis revealed that observers assigned probabilistically each figure rotation to a category according to an implicit criterion of typicality or prototype. From disc…
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