Public Perceptions

@article{Pinna2002PublicP,
  title={Public Perceptions},
  author={Baingio Pinna and Lothar Spillmann and Baingio Pinna and RICHARD L. Gregory},
  journal={Perception},
  year={2002},
  volume={31},
  pages={1501 - 1508}
}
A new type of floating motion effect is illustrated in figure 1 (see over). It demonstrates that a pattern without any directional bias may elicit floating motion, likely because of figure ^ ground segregation (Spillmann and Pinna 2000). In figure 1 (top), a central array of solid black squares, each surrounded by a grey boundary, is presented within a larger surround of empty circles. The two regions are separated by a thin square frame. Under these conditions, the central array is perceived… 

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