Early Stages of Figure–Ground Segregation during Perception of the Face–Vase

  title={Early Stages of Figure–Ground Segregation during Perception of the Face–Vase},
  author={Michael A. Pitts and Ant{\'i}gona Mart{\'i}nez and James B. Brewer and Steven A. Hillyard},
  journal={Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience},
The temporal sequence of neural processes supporting figure–ground perception was investigated by recording ERPs associated with subjects' perceptions of the face–vase figure. In Experiment 1, subjects continuously reported whether they perceived the face or the vase as the foreground figure by pressing one of two buttons. Each button press triggered a probe flash to the face region, the vase region, or the borders between the two. The N170/vertex positive potential (VPP) component of the ERP… CONTINUE READING
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