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The different perception processes could be to due also to the following circumstances:
First the childlike perception is graphically shaped. In the European and American culture area figurative perception dominance becomes increasingly more abstract by the school attendance, so that the figurative perception ability suffers and humans of this culture area on visual tasks of perception must spend more brain capacities. In the asiatic culture area the graphic perception is continued to train also after the first day at school by its figurative writing language. This could explain additionally, why the Asians altogether have less strong brain activities by comparing pictures.