Survey: Visual perception and cognition
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Part 1 - We’d like to know a little about you and your interests...
Here are a number of questions relating to you. Please tick the response most applicable to you. If no answer is applicable please use the ‘other’ section.
How old are you?
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What category best describes your occupation?
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What hobbies do you have?
Please tell us a little more about your hobbies...
Do you have any previous experience of art e.g. drawing or painting, outside of school education?
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How familiar are you with Palaeolithic art?
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Part 2 - About how you see the world...
Here are a number of statements relating to characteristics that may or may not apply to you. For example ‘ I prefer to do things the same way over and over again’. Please tick to what extent you AGREE OR DISAGREE with the statements.
I prefer to do things with others rather than on my own.
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I prefer to do things the same way over and over.
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If I try to imagine something, I find it very easy to create a picture in my mind.
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I frequently get so strongly absorbed in one thing that I lose sight of other things.
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I often notice small sounds when others do not.
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I usually notice car number plates or similar strings of information.
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Other people frequently tell me that what I've said is impolite, even though I think it is polite.
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When I'm reading a story, I can easily imagine what the characters might look like.
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I am fascinated by dates.
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In a social group, I can easily keep track of several different people's conversations.
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I find social situations easy.
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I tend to notice details that others do not.
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I would rather go to a library than to a party.
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I find making up stories easy.
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I find myself drawn more strongly to people than to things.
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I tend to have very strong interests, which I get upset about if I can't pursue.
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I enjoy social chitchat.
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When I talk, it isn't always easy for others to get a word in edgewise.
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I am fascinated by numbers.
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When I'm reading a story, I find it difficult to work out the characters' intentions.
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I don't particularly enjoy reading fiction.
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I find it hard to make new friends.
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I would rather go to the theatre than to a museum.
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I notice patterns in things all the time.
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It does not upset me if my daily routine is disturbed.
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I frequently find that I don't know how to keep a conversation going.
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I find it easy to 'read between the lines' when someone is talking to me.
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I usually concentrate more on the whole picture, rather than on the small details.
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I am not very good at remembering phone numbers.
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I don't usually notice small changes in a situation or a person's appearance.
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I know how to tell if someone listening to me is getting bored.
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I find it easy to do more than one thing at once.
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When I talk on the phone, I'm not sure when it's my turn to speak.
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I enjoy doing things spontaneously.
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I enjoy doing things alone.
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I find it easy to work out what someone is thinking or feeling just by looking at their face.
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If there is an interruption, I can switch back to what I was doing very quickly.
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I am good at social chitchat.
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People often tell me that I keep going on and on about the same thing.
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When I was young, I used to enjoy playing games involving pretending with other children.
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I like to collect information about categories of things (e.g. types of cars, birds, trains, plants).
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I find it difficult to imagine what it would be like to be someone else.
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I like to carefully plan any activities I participate in.
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I enjoy social occasions.
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I find it difficult to work out people's intentions.
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New situations make me anxious.
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I enjoy meeting new people.
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I am a good diplomat.
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I am not very good at remembering people's date of birth.
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I find it very easy to play games with children that involve pretending.
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That is the long part over, here is the fun part!
Part 3 - Please tell us about these images
You will now be presented with 3 pictures of animals both modern and prehistoric. Please name what animal is depicted.
What animal(s) are in this image?
What animal(s) are in this image?
What animal(s) are in this image?
Part 4 - We'd like you to tell us what you see in these examples...
You will now be shown 10 images. Tell us what you see in the images.
Images Part 1
Please don't spend more than a minute on each picture.
What animal(s) do you think is depicted here, if any?
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What animal(s) do you think is depicted here, if any?
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What animal(s) do you think is depicted here, if any?
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What animal(s) do you think is depicted here, if any?
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What animal(s) do you think is depicted here, if any?
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What animal(s) do you think is depicted here, if any?
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What animal(s) do you think is depicted here, if any?
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What animal(s) do you think is depicted here, if any?
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What animal(s) do you think is depicted here, if any?
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What do you think is depicted here, if anything?
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Images Part 2
This time try to count how many animals you can see. Please don't spend more than 3 minutes on each picture.
Please list the animals that you can see
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Please list the animals that you can see
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Part 5 - Our final questions...
Are you familiar with our research into cognitive differences and autism in prehistory?
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Did you feel that reading these helped you to appreciate the possible role of autism in prehistoric human societies?
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I understand that my replies are completely anonymous. I am happy for them to be used for research purposes. I also understand that I am not obliged to finish the survey.
Thank you! Your help is much appreciated.
For more information about this survey please follow this link: https://sites.google.com/a/york.ac.uk/cognitive-variability-in-prehistory/home/information-about-cognition-and-perception-survey
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