Contour adaptation.

  title={Contour adaptation.},
  author={Stuart Anstis},
  journal={Journal of vision},
  volume={13 2}
It is known that adaptation to a disk that flickers between black and white at 3-8 Hz on a gray surround renders invisible a congruent gray test disk viewed afterwards. This is contrast adaptation. We now report that adapting simply to the flickering circular outline of the disk can have the same effect. We call this "contour adaptation." This adaptation does not transfer interocularly, and apparently applies only to luminance, not color. One can adapt selectively to only some of the contours… CONTINUE READING

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