September 2021
Volume 21, Issue 9
Open Access
Vision Sciences Society Annual Meeting Abstract  |   September 2021
Comparisons with Similar Faces Induce Lasting Distortions in Face Memories
Author Affiliations & Notes
  • Jerrick Teoh
    University of Toronto Mississauga
  • Joseph M. Saito
    University of Toronto
  • Keisuke Fukuda
    University of Toronto Mississauga
    University of Toronto
  • Footnotes
    Acknowledgements  This research was supported by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (RGPIN-2017-06866) awarded to KF.
Journal of Vision September 2021, Vol.21, 2957. doi:
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      Jerrick Teoh, Joseph M. Saito, Keisuke Fukuda; Comparisons with Similar Faces Induce Lasting Distortions in Face Memories. Journal of Vision 2021;21(9):2957. doi:

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Recent studies have demonstrated that simple visual working memory (VWM) representations (e.g., colors, shapes) are systematically biased during comparisons with similar perceptual inputs. Here, we tested whether this memory bias occurs with more complex visual stimuli (i.e., faces) that enter VWM via perceptual encoding or long-term memory (LTM) retrieval.


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