A feedback model of perceptual learning and categorisation

Spratling, Michael W and Johnson, Mark H (2006) A feedback model of perceptual learning and categorisation. [Journal (Paginated)]

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Top-down, feedback, influences are known to have significant effects on visual information processing. Such influences are also likely to affect perceptual learning. This article employs a computational model of the cortical region interactions underlying visual perception to investigate possible influences of top-down information on learning. The results suggest that feedback could bias the way in which perceptual stimuli are categorised and could also facilitate the learning of sub-ordinate level representations suitable for object identification and perceptual expertise.

Item Type:Journal (Paginated)
Keywords:Perception; Learning; Neural Networks; Representation; vision
Subjects:Neuroscience > Neural Modelling
Computer Science > Neural Nets
Psychology > Perceptual Cognitive Psychology
ID Code:4885
Deposited By: Spratling, Dr Michael
Deposited On:25 May 2006
Last Modified:11 Mar 2011 08:56

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