A Window on Human and Artificial Cognition with Reverse Correlation

Etienne Thoret
2023. Nature Reviews Psychology, September  —  @HAL
Humans are experts in recognition tasks such as recognizing the emotion shown in a face. A central question in psychology is what sensory information humans use to achieve these feats. For instance, researchers might wonder which part of a face allows recognition of the emotions of conspecifics or what type of prosody characterizes trustworthy speech. These are the kind of questions about recognition that cognitive scientists have addressed for hundreds of years.
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