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Rapidly acquired shape and face aftereffects are retinotopic and local in origin

Dickinson, J. Edwin; Mighall, Hayley K; Almeida, R.A.; Bell, Jason; Badcock, David Russell


Visual adaptation results in aftereffects that exaggerate the difference between successively experienced stimuli. In the tilt aftereffect (TAE), for example, the perceived orientation of a test line is repelled from the orientation of an adapting line. This principle also applies to more complex stimuli. Adaptation to faces can displace the next face viewed along axes such as identity, gender, ethnicity and specific emotions (Webster et al., 2004). The TAE field has been proposed as a general...[Show more]

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Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
Source: Vision Research
DOI: 10.1016/j.visres.2012.05.012


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