Illusory contours: a window onto the neurophysiology of constructing perception.

  title={Illusory contours: a window onto the neurophysiology of constructing perception.},
  author={Micah M. Murray and Christoph Siegfried Herrmann},
  journal={Trends in cognitive sciences},
  volume={17 9},
Seeing seems effortless, despite the need to segregate and integrate visual information that varies in quality, quantity, and location. The extent to which seeing passively recapitulates the external world is challenged by phenomena such as illusory contours, an example of visual completion whereby borders are perceived despite their physical absence in the image. Instead, visual completion and seeing are increasingly conceived as active processes, dependent on information exchange across… CONTINUE READING
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