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The Processing of Motion-Defined Form

Deborah Giaschi

in Seeing Spatial Form

Published in print November 2005 | ISBN: 9780195172881
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780199847570 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172881.003.0008
The Processing of Motion-Defined Form

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One type of motion-defined form is keeping a figure steady but moving the texture inside the figure in relation to that outside it. This chapter presents studies on this type of motion-defined form using patients and children. As seen in the results, in patients with multiple sclerosis, cortical lesions, amblyopia, or dyslexia, motion-defined form processing may not be associated with the processing of simple motion stimuli.

Keywords: motion-defined form; letter test; multiple sclerosis; motion processing; cortical lesions

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Subjects: Cognitive Psychology

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