Altered spatial frequency content in paintings by artists with schizophrenia

@article{Graham2011AlteredSF,
  title={Altered spatial frequency content in paintings by artists with schizophrenia},
  author={Daniel J. Graham and Ming Meng},
  journal={i-Perception},
  year={2011},
  volume={2},
  pages={1 - 9}
}
While it is difficult to imagine the way someone with mental illness perceives the world, paintings produced by mental illness sufferers with artistic talents offer a hint of this experience. Here we analyze these images in terms of statistics related to low-level visual processing. It is known that art in general possesses regular spatial frequency amplitude spectra, probably due to factors including luminance compression, approximation of natural scene spatial statistics, media, and… Expand
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