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Experimental Psychology (Russia)

Publisher: Moscow State University of Psychology and Education

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Facial Expression Identification with Intrasaccadic Stimulus Substitution 119


Zherdev I.Yu.
Affiliatedr Researcher, Moscow State University of Psychology & Education, Moscow, Russia

Barabanschikov V.A.
Doctor of Psychology, Corresponding Member of Russian Academy of Education, Director, Institute of Experimental Psychology, Moscow State University of Psychology and Education, Moscow, Russia

Extreme temporal condition for visual identification task is held. A gaze-contingent eyetracking study was used to assess how presaccadic stimulus influences the one presented during a reactive saccade. A strong forward masking effect is found. Identification rate of second image is below chance, but still in accordance with previous studies, where no masking was present. Identification rate, erratic responses, statistical connection with alternative response (2AFC task), physical properties of saccades are similar to simple intrasaccadic identification task [3; 5]. Two aspects of transsaccadic visual perception were hypothesized, possessing common temporal structure: sensoric (geometric primitive detection) and gnostical (naturalistically valid object identification).

Keywords: facial expression identification, facial expressions, eye movements, saccadic suppression, direct visual masking, transsaccadic perception

Column: Face science


Funding. This study was funded by Russian Scientific Foundation (grant number 18-18-00350-П)

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