Is a unified model of contrast and constancy possible? Reply to Gilchrist

@article{Maniatis2015IsAU,
  title={Is a unified model of contrast and constancy possible? Reply to Gilchrist},
  author={Lydia Maria Maniatis},
  journal={Vision Research},
  year={2015},
  volume={108},
  pages={113-116}
}
Responding to my critique of anchoring theory, Gilchrist states that ‘‘Perhaps the most important ongoing debate in lightness theory is that between layer models. . .and framework models. . ..’’ He suggests that both outlooks succeed and fail in complementary ways. But Gilchrist’s criterion for failures of layer models seems contingent on taking as a given what is actually the anchoring theory’s central theoretical claim: that ‘‘background-dependent errors’’ (referring to contrast effects) and… CONTINUE READING