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Object recognition is the ability to recognize an object. This might be after the object has been previously seen or recognizing it from photographs or from verbal descriptions.

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It is the ability to perceive an object’s physical properties (such as shape, color and texture) and apply semantic attributes to the object, which includes the understanding of its use, previous experience with the object and how it relates to others.[1]

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Development of object recognition[edit | edit source]

Main article: The development of object recognition

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Main article: The assessment of object recognition

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  • Humphreys, G. W. & Forde, E. M. E. (2001). Hierarchies, similarity and interactivity in object recognition: On the multiplicity of 'category specific' deficits in neuropsychological populations. Behavioural and Brain Sciences, 24, 453-509. 79.
  • Rumiati, R. I., Humphreys, G. W., Riddoch, M. J. & Bateman, A. (1994). Visual object agnosia without prosopagnosia or alexia: Evidence for hierarchical theories of visual recognition. In V. Bruce & G. W. Humphreys (Eds.) Object and Face Recognition. London: Erlbaum.ISBN 0863779301

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  1. Enns, J. T. (2004). The Thinking Eye, The Seeing Brain: Explorations in Visual Cognition. New York: W. W. Norton & Company.
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