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Human Recognition Abilities Overview Role of Familiarity Role of Judgment
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Recognition Abilities People are extremely good at performing exact matches on: Visual input. Sounds. Words. Not so good at recognizing smells. But smells are not forgotten as easily. People good at recognizing pictures are not superior at recognizing words.
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Picture Recognition Observers Study Set Size Immediate Retention Up to One week At least a month 4-year olds 100 98% 90% 67% adults 612 97% 87% 58% adults 2500 91% adults 10,000 85% At least 5 second presentation rate
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Picture Recognition A person is very likely to recognize a  picture she or he has seen before  regardless of how many pictures shown  during the study task.
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Human Recognition Abilities Overview Role of Familiarity Role of Judgment
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Picture Recognition versus Face  Recognition Vicki Bruce (1982): Observers see 12  pictures of familiar  individuals and 12 of 
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This note was uploaded on 11/17/2011 for the course PSYCHOLOGY 830:303 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '10 term at Rutgers.

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