Peripheral vision and pattern recognition: a review.

  title={Peripheral vision and pattern recognition: a review.},
  author={Hans Strasburger and Ingo Rentschler and Martin J{\"u}ttner},
  journal={Journal of vision},
  volume={11 5},
We summarize the various strands of research on peripheral vision and relate them to theories of form perception. After a historical overview, we describe quantifications of the cortical magnification hypothesis, including an extension of Schwartz's cortical mapping function. The merits of this concept are considered across a wide range of psychophysical tasks, followed by a discussion of its limitations and the need for non-spatial scaling. We also review the eccentricity dependence of other… CONTINUE READING
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