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TitleThe role of acoustic cues in time-to-passage judgments: judging time-to-passage of looming sounds
Author(s)Silva, Rosa Mariana Macedo Tinoco da
Mouta, Sandra
Mendonça, Catarina
Silva, Carlos César Loureiro
Lamas, João
Santos, Jorge A.
Issue date12-Apr-2013
PublisherAssociação Portuguesa de Psicologia Experimental (APPE)
Abstract(s)Estimating the arrival of a moving sound is part of everyday tasks, such as when crossing a street with cars coming from both sides. Previous studies showed that approaching sounds were evaluated as closer than the real final distance, in comparison with corresponding receding sounds (Neuhoff; 2001). This phenomenon has been called overestimation of looming sounds. In this sense, this study aims to explore the ability of subjects on judge Time-to-Passage (TTP). Subjects had to decide whether an approaching sound passed by the ear plane before or after the reference time (1s). Preliminary results show that subjects are able to judge time-to-passage, even with stimulus occlusion, although we could not find a general pattern of overestimation with this kind of task.
TypePoster
Description8º Encontro Nacional da Associação Portuguesa de Psicologia Experimental : posters : títulos e resumos
URIhttp://hdl.handle.net/1822/27214
Publisher versionhttp://webs.psi.uminho.pt/appe/encontro/files/ProgramaAPPE2013-POSTERS.pdf
Peer-Reviewedyes
AccessOpen access
Appears in Collections:CAlg - Artigos em livros de atas/Papers in proceedings
CIPsi - Comunicações

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