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Journal Article

Segmentation in Cinema Perception

J. M. Carroll and T. G. Bever
Science
New Series, Vol. 191, No. 4231 (Mar. 12, 1976), pp. 1053-1055
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/1741429
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Segmentation in Cinema Perception
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Abstract

Viewers perceptually segment moving picture sequences into their cinematically defined units: excerpts that follow short film sequences are recognized faster when the excerpt originally came after a structural cinematic break (a cut or change in the action) than when it originally came before the break.

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