Duration of visible persistence in relation to stimulus complexity.

  title={Duration of visible persistence in relation to stimulus complexity.},
  author={David Emory Irwin and Julia M. Yeomans},
  journal={Perception & psychophysics},
  volume={50 5},
Visible persistence refers to the phenomenal impression that a stimulus is still present after its offset. A dispute exists whether visible persistence is due to temporal sluggishness in the visual pathway (neural hypothesis) or whether it is a byproduct of information-extraction processes under cognitive control (process hypothesis). This was investigated by manipulating stimulus complexity in five temporal integration experiments and one recognition memory experiment. According to the process… CONTINUE READING

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