Probing the interface theory of perception: Reply to commentaries

  title={Probing the interface theory of perception: Reply to commentaries},
  author={Donald D. Hoffman and Manish Singh and Chetan Prakash},
  journal={Psychonomic Bulletin \& Review},
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