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Breakthrough percepts of famous names

Alsufyani, Abdulmajeed, Harris, Kathryn, Zoumpoulaki, Alexia, Filetti, Marco, Bowman, Howard (2021) Breakthrough percepts of famous names. Cortex, 139 . pp. 267-281. ISSN 0010-9452. (doi:10.1016/j.cortex.2021.02.030) (KAR id:94138)

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Studies have shown that presenting own-name stimuli on the fringe of awareness in Rapid Serial Visual Presentation (RSVP) generates a P3 component and provides an accurate and countermeasure resistant method for detecting identity deception (Bowman et al., 2013, 2014). The current study investigates how effective this Fringe-P3 method is at detecting recognition of familiar name stimuli with lower salience (i.e. famous names) than own-name stimuli, as well as its accuracy with multi-item stimuli (i.e. first and second name pairs presented sequentially). The results demonstrated a highly significant ERP difference between famous and non famous names at the group level and a detectable P3 for famous names for 86% of participants at the individual level. This demonstrates that the Fringe-P3 method can be used for detecting name stimuli other than own-names and for multi-item stimuli, thus further supporting the method’s potential usefulness in forensic applications such as in detecting recognition of accomplices.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1016/j.cortex.2021.02.030
Uncontrolled keywords: EEG, Rapid Serial Visual Presentation, Concealed Knowledge Test, Fringe-P3, Famous Names
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics (inc Computing science)
Divisions: Divisions > Division of Computing, Engineering and Mathematical Sciences > School of Computing
Depositing User: Kathryn Harris
Date Deposited: 25 Apr 2022 10:03 UTC
Last Modified: 26 Apr 2022 10:49 UTC
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