Institut Jean Nicod
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    Sam Clarke (York, Toronto)
    “Mapping the Visual Icon”
    Date à venir
    Abstract : It is often claimed that pre-attentive vision has an ‘iconic’ (roughly : picture-like) format. This has been seen to explain pre-attentive vision’s characteristically high processing capacity and to make sense of an overlap in the mechanisms of early vision and mental imagery. But what does the iconicity of pre-attentive vision actually amount to ? This paper considers two prominent ways of characterising (...)