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Gabriel A. Radvansky and Jeffrey M. Zacks

Print publication date: 2014

Print ISBN-13: 9780199898138

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: August 2014

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199898138.001.0001

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Event Perception

Event Perception

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Event Cognition

Gabriel A. Radvansky

Jeffrey M. Zacks

Oxford University Press

This chapter moves from the structure of how events are represented in thought, generally, to how the structure of events is perceived in the here and now. It focuses on the question of segmentation: How does the human perceptual system parse the ongoing stream of experience into meaningful chunks? But it deals with a number of other issues in perception along the way.

Keywords:   perception, vision, event, causality, biological motion, event segmentation, event segmentation theory (EST)

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