Stationary phantoms: A completion effect without motion and flicker

  title={Stationary phantoms: A completion effect without motion and flicker},
  author={Jiro Gyoba},
  journal={Vision Research},
Recently, a new type of completion phenomenon has been described by Tynan and Sekuier (1975). If the central portion of a moving vertical grating is occluded by an opaque horizontal strip, the grating is perceived to continue-dimly, but distinctly-across the occluded region. Tynan and Sekuler named this ~orn~l~ing illusion “moving visual phantoms” and enumerated some unique features of the phenomenon. An important characteristic of the phantoms they described is its “strong dependence on… CONTINUE READING

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