But the new study reveals that people can bypass this mental rotation when another person is introduced. The study shows that even when items are oriented away from participants, their decision times are surprisingly fast if the item appears upright to the other person and is therefore easily identifiable from their perspective. In contrast, if the letter appears upside down for the other person, even relatively easy judgements become harder for the participants.
People did this even though we did not give them instructions about the extra person introduced and they viewed them completely passively. They still used the extra set of eyes, which suggests it is a process that occurs spontaneously.
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How did you make this split-second decision? Dr Patric Bach, who is the head of the Action Prediction Lab where the research was carried out, added:. It is important for many everyday activities in which we need interact with other people.
It helps us to empathise with them, or to work out what they are thinking. Our study provides new insights that people can do this because they very quickly and spontaneously form a mental image of how the world looks to another person. Image Source: NeuroscienceNews. Published February 21 While VPT is often described as a quasi-perceptual phenomenon, evidence for this proposal has been lacking.
In a variant of the classic mental rotation task, participants judged whether characters presented in different orientations were canonical or mirror inverted. In the absence of another person, we replicate the well-established positive linear relationship between recognition times and angle of orientation such that recognition becomes slower the more an item has to be mentally rotated into its canonical orientation. Importantly, this relationship was disrupted simply by placing another individual in the scene.
The effects were large and replicated in the three independent studies. Remember Me.
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