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The Context of the visual scene actually affects affordances perception. Specifically, both spatial and thematic relations between the objects constituting an object-tool pair affect affordances perception and this is reflected by different visuospatial attentional patterns related to the overall scene and to the tool. When the Context facilitates affordances perception, the visual scene is encoded in a faster and more suited for action way. Indeed, the exploration focuses on the Manipulation part more than the Functional part of tools. Our findings are consistent with the perception-action theories and with the literature about the weight of the Context in the affordances perception. A cognitive interpretation of affordances perception is proposed. Read more...

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