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Perception of edges versus areas by the crab Carcinus

Horridge, George Adrian


Summary 1. In the previous paper it was shown how a crab remembers the former position of a drum which has been moved in the dark. The technique can be used to test what aspects of the visual field the crab has seen. 2. If the crab sees stripes as black and white areas, the responses with increasing drum movement will repeat themselves at each stripe period, but if only edges are seen the responses pass through two periods for each stripe period of drum movement. 3. With the seeing eye...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 1966-04-01
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Experimental Biology
Access Rights: Open Access


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