Further studies of the Café Wall and Hollow Squares illusions.

@article{Woodhouse1987FurtherSO,
  title={Further studies of the Caf{\'e} Wall and Hollow Squares illusions.},
  author={J. M. Woodhouse and Stephen Paul Taylor},
  journal={Perception},
  year={1987},
  volume={16 4},
  pages={467-71}
}
The effect of varying the contrast on the apparent convergence is measured for both the Café Wall and the Hollow Squares (Taylor-Woodhouse) illusions. The apparent convergence is dependent on the contrast, and also on the size of the stimulus, and varies in the same way for both illusions. This strengthens the argument that the illusions are not independent, as Taylor and Woodhouse originally claimed. McCourt has discussed brightness induction as a basis of the Café Wall illusion. Consideration… CONTINUE READING