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Transparent Motion

Thomas Papathomas, Zoltan Vidnyánszky and Erik Blaser

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/9780195172881.003.0015
Transparent Motion

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This chapter discusses motion-based segmentation and the use of bivectorial transparent and nontransparent stimuli for the study of motion adaptation and attentional selection. It proves that motion is processed in multiple stages in relation to psychophysics, neurophysiology, and brain imaging. Transparent motion, neural mechanisms involved in motion segmentation and integration, motion aftereffect and its adaptation to transparent motion, and attention are also presented.

Keywords: motion processing; motion-based segmentation; motion aftereffect; perception; psychophysics

Chapter.  7974 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Cognitive Psychology

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