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  1. Salience of visual parts.Donald D. Hoffman & Manish Singh - 1997 - Cognition 63 (1):29-78.
  2. Fitness Beats Truth in the Evolution of Perception.Chetan Prakash, Kyle D. Stephens, Donald D. Hoffman, Manish Singh & Chris Fields - 2020 - Acta Biotheoretica 69 (3):319-341.
    Does natural selection favor veridical percepts—those that accurately depict objective reality? Perceptual and cognitive scientists standardly claim that it does. Here we formalize this claim using the tools of evolutionary game theory and Bayesian decision theory. We state and prove the “Fitness-Beats-Truth Theorem” which shows that the claim is false: If one starts with the assumption that perception involves inference to states of the objective world, then the FBT Theorem shows that a strategy that simply seeks to maximize expected-fitness payoff, (...)
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    Skeleton-based shape similarity.Nathan Destler, Manish Singh & Jacob Feldman - 2023 - Psychological Review 130 (6):1653-1671.
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    Toward a perceptual theory of transparency.Manish Singh & Barton L. Anderson - 2002 - Psychological Review 109 (3):492-519.
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    Information Along Contours and Object Boundaries.Jacob Feldman & Manish Singh - 2005 - Psychological Review 112 (1):243-252.
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    Bayesian hierarchical grouping: Perceptual grouping as mixture estimation.Vicky Froyen, Jacob Feldman & Manish Singh - 2015 - Psychological Review 122 (4):575-597.
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    Superordinate shape classification using natural shape statistics.John Wilder, Jacob Feldman & Manish Singh - 2011 - Cognition 119 (3):325-340.
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    Detection of change in shape: an advantage for concavities.Elan Barenholtz, Elias H. Cohen, Jacob Feldman & Manish Singh - 2003 - Cognition 89 (1):1-9.
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  9. The Encoding of Spatial Information During Small-Set Enumeration.Harry Haladjian, Manish Singh, Zenon Pylyshyn & Randy Gallistel - 2010 - In S. Ohlsson & R. Catrambone (eds.), Proceedings of the 32nd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Cognitive Science Society.
    Using a novel enumeration task, we examined the encoding of spatial information during subitizing. Observers were shown masked presentations of randomly-placed discs on a screen and were required to mark the perceived locations of these discs on a subsequent blank screen. This provided a measure of recall for object locations and an indirect measure of display numerosity. Observers were tested on three stimulus durations and eight numerosities. Enumeration performance was high for displays containing up to six discs—a higher subitizing range (...)
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    Active vision and the basketball problem.Manish Singh & Donald D. Hoffman - 1998 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 21 (6):772-773.
    It is fruitful to think of the representational and the organism-centered approaches as complementary levels of analysis, rather than mutually exclusive alternatives. Claims to the contrary by proponents of the organism-centered approach face what we call the “basketball problem.”.
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    Principles of contour information: Reply to Lim and Leek (2012).Manish Singh & Jacob Feldman - 2012 - Psychological Review 119 (3):678-683.
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    Natural decompositions of perceived transparency: Reply to Albert (2008).Barton L. Anderson, Manish Singh & Judit O'Vari - 2008 - Psychological Review 115 (4):1144-1151.
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    Postscript: Qualifying and quantifying constraints on perceived transparency.Barton L. Anderson, Manish Singh & Judit O'Vari - 2008 - Psychological Review 115 (4):1151-1153.
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  14. Vision: Form Perception.Donald D. Hoffman & Manish Singh - 2003 - In L. Nadel (ed.), Encyclopedia of Cognitive Science. Nature Publishing Group.
     
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    Perception, inference, and the veridicality of natural constraints.Manish Singh & Donald D. Hoffman - 1999 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 22 (3):395-396.
    Pylyshyn's target article argues that perception is not inferential, but this is true only under a narrow construal of inference. A more general construal is possible, and has been used to provide formal theories of many visual capacities. This approach also makes clear that the evolution of natural constraints need not converge to the “veridical” state of the world.
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    Parts of visual shape as primitives for categorization.Manish Singh & Barbara Landau - 1998 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 21 (1):36-37.
    Converging psychophysical evidence suggests that the human visual system parses shapes into component parts for the purposes of object recognition. We examine the Schyns et al. claim of “creation” of features in light of recent work on part-based representations of visual shape, particularly the perceptual rules that human vision uses to parse shapes.
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  17. Helen Tager-flusberg, Daniela plesa-skwerer, Susan faja and Robert M. Joseph (boston university school of medicine) people with Williams syndrome process faces holistically, 11–24 Boaz keysar, shuhong Lin (the university of chicago) and Dale J. Barr (the university of california). [REVIEW]Elan Barenholtz, Elias H. Cohen, Jacob Feldman & Manish Singh - 2003 - Cognition 89:297-298.
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