A functional role for illusory colour spreading in the control of focused visual attention.

@article{Davis1997AFR,
  title={A functional role for illusory colour spreading in the control of focused visual attention.},
  author={Greg A Davis and J. Driver},
  journal={Perception},
  year={1997},
  volume={26 11},
  pages={1397-411}
}
In cases of modal completion, illusory colour spreading fills in the surface of a subjectively completed shape. In amodal completion, shapes are likewise completed, but now behind a partial occluder, so that filling in of illusory colour to the completed region no longer arises. We consider the possible functional effects that illusory colour spreading may exert on later stages of vision, and argue that comparisons of modal with amodal completion may be particularly revealing in this regard. It… CONTINUE READING

From This Paper

Topics from this paper.