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Associative Learning Mechanisms in Vision

Marvin M. Chun and Nicholas B. Turk-Browne

in Visual Memory

Published in print August 2008 | ISBN: 9780195305487
Published online September 2008 | e-ISBN: 9780199894260 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305487.003.0007

Series: Oxford Series in Visual Cognition

 Associative Learning Mechanisms in Vision

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This chapter begins with a review of behavioral evidence of associative learning in vision. It considers which types of associations can be learned, and then explores the properties and constraints of the mechanisms involved in such learning. It also discusses how visual processing can be facilitated by knowledge of associative relationships between objects. The second part of the chapter analyzes the neural mechanisms that support visual associative learning.

Keywords: associative memory; visual associative learning; visual processing; neural mechanisms

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Subjects: Cognitive Psychology

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