The neural mechanisms of perceptual filling-in

@article{Komatsu2006TheNM,
  title={The neural mechanisms of perceptual filling-in},
  author={Hidehiko Komatsu},
  journal={Nature Reviews Neuroscience},
  year={2006},
  volume={7},
  pages={220-231}
}
Key PointsFilling-in is a remarkable perceptual phenomenon in which visual features such as colour, brightness, texture and motion of the surrounding area are perceived in a certain part of the visual field even though these features are not physically present.One extreme possibility is that our visual system simply ignores the lack of visual input and that filling-in is a passive outcome of this. However, various psychophysical experiments suggest that some active processes are involved in the… CONTINUE READING

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