Researchers at the University of Toronto have developed an innovative tool to aid in the investigation of how we perceive and remember visual experiences.
The new tool, referred to as a “scene wheel,” will help researchers study how accurately we construct mental representations of visual experiences for later retrieval — for example, how well an eyewitness recalls details of a crime or accident.
Gaeun Son is a PhD student in the Faculty of Arts & Science’s Department of Psychology. Mack and Dirk Bernhardt-Walther are both professors of psychology in the department and co-authors of the study. Read more