Perceptual task decision as an interaction between ascending and descending mechanisms for visual information processing
E.V. Pechenkova, M.V. Falikman
Department of Psychology at M.V. Lomonosov Moscow State University
The article presents an attempt to examine the relationship between native and western traditions, the study of visual perception and perceptual attention. The concepts of bottom-up and top-down effects on visual information processing are associated with domestic notions of structure and process of solving the perceptual problem in both general theoretical terms and on a material-specific experimental studies of visual perception and attention. Developed understanding of strategies to deal with perceptual task decision as one of the classes of descending influences on visual information processing.
Keywords: top-down influence on visual information processing, visual attention, strategy.