in visual comprehension jobs, the finding that decisions about a briefly shown line are made more effectively and successfully whenever the line is part of a drawing of a 3-D item than whenever it is part of a 2-D figure.

OBJECT-SUPERIORITY EFFECT: "The object-superiority effect proved itself correct once again when all the participants better-recalled the lines from the images of triangles than they did the lines on their own."
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