Attentional effect on contrast appearance: From enhancement to attenuation.

@article{Zhou2018AttentionalEO,
  title={Attentional effect on contrast appearance: From enhancement to attenuation.},
  author={Liu-Fang Zhou and Simona Buetti and Shena Lu and Yong-Chun Cai},
  journal={Journal of experimental psychology. Human perception and performance},
  year={2018},
  volume={44 5},
  pages={806-817}
}
Does attention alter appearance? Recent studies have shown that an exogenous cue tends to increase the perceived contrast of a low-contrast stimulus. In the present study we systematically studied the attentional effect over a wide range of contrast levels (15% to 60%). Besides replicating the enhancement at lower contrast levels with higher comparative… CONTINUE READING