Amodal Completion as Reflected by Gaze Durations

@article{Plomp2004AmodalCA,
  title={Amodal Completion as Reflected by Gaze Durations},
  author={Gijs Plomp and Chie Nakatani and Val{\'e}rie Bonnardel and Cees van Leeuwen},
  journal={Perception},
  year={2004},
  volume={33},
  pages={1185 - 1200}
}
In two experiments amodal completion of partly occluded shapes was investigated by recording eye movements in a directed visual-search task. Participants searched arrays of shapes in a prescribed order for target figures that could partly be occluded. Longer gaze durations were found on occlusion patterns than on truncated control patterns for targets but not for non-targets. This effect of occlusion was restricted to a subset of the stimuli. A second experiment was carried out to establish… 

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