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Cross-cultural differences in visual object and background processing in the infant brain

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Köster, Moritz ; Bánki, Anna ; Yamasaki, Daiki ; Kato, Masaharu ; Itakura, Shoji ; Hoehl, Stefanie
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Human visual cognition differs profoundly between cultures. A key finding is that visual processing is tuned toward focal elements of a visual scene in Western cultures (US and Europe) and toward the background in Eastern cultures (Asia). Although some evidence for cultural differences exists for young children, to date, the ontogenetic origins of cultural differences in human visual cognition ...


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