Levels of Visual Information Processing: Perception of Dynamic Properties and Events

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dc.contributor.advisor Huff, Markus (Jun. Prof. Dr.)
dc.contributor.author Brockhoff, Alisa
dc.date.accessioned 2017-03-30T09:00:56Z
dc.date.available 2017-03-30T09:00:56Z
dc.date.issued 2017-03-30
dc.identifier.other 486090620 de_DE
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10900/75670
dc.identifier.uri http://nbn-resolving.de/urn:nbn:de:bsz:21-dspace-756701 de_DE
dc.identifier.uri http://dx.doi.org/10.15496/publikation-17072
dc.description.abstract Objective: The here presented studies explore automatic and controlled per- ceptual processes in two dynamic paradigms and support a rationale of a multi- level approach to dynamic visual perception. Method: I investigate different perceptual levels of dynamic scenes, including factors within the perceiver, within the objects, and within the environment. Automatic processes are explored with a simple 3-D tracking task and an event perception recognition task; controlled processes are observed in a modified tracking task with specific object properties and an identification task. Results: Through analysis of tracking and report errors measured in the two paradigms, I observed similarities in the automatic processing of artificial 3-D tracking environments (Study 1: the scene-based relations are more important than positions of individual objects) and real-life video clips (Study 2: core as- pects are preferred over fine details). Despite the assumption that tracking is a cognitive-impenetrable mechanism, results of the modified tracking task (Study 3) point towards the ability of participants to strategically weigh visual information based on task-demands. Conclusion: The results of this dissertation illustrate that the identification of influential internal and external factors is important to enhance our under- standing of the multidimensional nature of perception – an understanding that will eventually and hopefully bring research to move beyond questions of how resources are limited, and start to focus on fundamental issues like how we can use mental resources to our benefit. en
dc.language.iso en de_DE
dc.publisher Universität Tübingen de_DE
dc.rights ubt-podok de_DE
dc.rights.uri http://tobias-lib.uni-tuebingen.de/doku/lic_mit_pod.php?la=de de_DE
dc.rights.uri http://tobias-lib.uni-tuebingen.de/doku/lic_mit_pod.php?la=en en
dc.subject.classification Wahrnehmung , Aufmerksamkeit de_DE
dc.subject.ddc 150 de_DE
dc.subject.other Multiple Object Tracking en
dc.subject.other Attentional Control Settings en
dc.subject.other Event perception en
dc.title Levels of Visual Information Processing: Perception of Dynamic Properties and Events en
dc.type Dissertation de_DE
dcterms.dateAccepted 2017-03-13
utue.publikation.fachbereich Psychologie de_DE
utue.publikation.fakultaet 7 Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Fakultät de_DE

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