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Perception as purposeful inquiry: We elect where to direct each glance, and determine what is encoded within and between glances

  • Julian Hochberg (a1)
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  • Published online: 01 August 1999

In agreement with Barsalou's point that perceptions are not the records or the products of a recording system, and with a nod to an older system in which perception is an activity of testing what future glances bring, I argue that the behavior of perceptual inquiry necessarily makes choices in what is sampled; in what and how the sample is encoded, and what structure across samples is pursued and tested; and when to conclude the inquiry. Much of this is now being hectically rediscovered, but a comprehensive approach like the one Barsalou proposes should help preserve what progress is made.

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Behavioral and Brain Sciences
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