Journal article

Immediate stimulus repetition abolishes stimulus expectation and surprise effects in fast periodic visual oddball designs

Daniel Feuerriegel, Hannah AD Keage, Bruno Rossion, Genevieve L Quek



Oddball designs are widely used to investigate the sensitivity of the visual system to statistical regularities in sensory environments. However, the underlying mechanisms that give rise to visual mismatch responses remain unknown. Much research has focused on identifying separable, additive effects of stimulus repetition and stimulus appearance probability (expectation/surprise) but findings from non-oddball designs indicate that these effects also interact. We adapted the fast periodic visual stimulation (FPVS) unfamiliar face identity oddball design (Liu-Shuang et al., 2014) to test for both additive and interactive effects of stimulus repetition and stimulus expectation. In two experimen..

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Awarded by "Action de Recherche Concertee" grant (ARC)

Funding Acknowledgements

D.F. was supported by an Australian Government Research Training Program Scholarship. This work was supported by an "Action de Recherche Concertee" grant (ARC; 13/18-053), the Louvain Foundation, and by a co-funded initiative by the University of Louvain and the Marie Curie Actions of the European Commission awarded to G.L.Q.