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Effects of Visual Variables

Michael McCloskey

in Visual Reflections

Published in print May 2009 | ISBN: 9780195168693
Published online May 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780199871513 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195168693.003.0007

Series: Oxford Psychology Series

 							Effects of Visual Variables

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This chapter presents evidence showing that AH's visual location and orientation perception are dramatically affected by several visual variables: motion, exposure duration, flicker, contrast, and eccentricity. In addition to buttressing the conclusion that AH's deficit has a visual-system locus, the results have implications for understanding the organization of the normal visual system.

Keywords: visual perception; visual location; orientation perception; motion; exposure; flicker; contrast; eccentricity

Chapter.  2848 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Cognitive Psychology

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