Picture databases

On this page I post picture databases of interest for educational or research purposes. If you know any other good resource, please send me a message!

Colorized Snodgrass and Vanderwart Pictures

New set of stimuli based on the line drawings of Snodgrass and Vanderwart (1980). These 260 stimuli contain diagnostic texture and color information. Normative data (naming agreement and latencies, complexity, familiarity, imaginability) for these new stimuli have been collected.

Rossion, B., & Pourtois, G. (2004). Revisiting Snodgrass and Vanderwart’s object set: The role of surface detail in basic-level object recognition. Perception, 33, 217-236.

Link: http://www.nefy.ucl.ac.be/facecatlab/stimuli.htm

Clipart ETC – Florida’s Educational Technology Clearinghouse

The Clipart ETC collection offers thousands of illustrations arranged in galleries (alphabets, animals, music, plants, etc.). Every item comes with a choice of image size and format.

Link: http://etc.usf.edu/clipart/