The suppression model remains unsound: A reply to Deutsch

Chambers, Christopher D., Mattingley, Jason B and Moss, Simon A. (2004) The suppression model remains unsound: A reply to Deutsch. Psychonomic Bulletin and Review, 11 4: 677-680. doi:10.3758/BF03196619


Author Chambers, Christopher D.
Mattingley, Jason B
Moss, Simon A.
Title The suppression model remains unsound: A reply to Deutsch
Journal name Psychonomic Bulletin and Review   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 1069-9384: 1531-53
Publication date 2004-08-01
Sub-type Editorial
DOI 10.3758/BF03196619
Volume 11
Issue 4
Start page 677
End page 680
Total pages 4
Place of publication Austin, Tex.
Publisher Psychonomic Society
Language eng
Subject 170101 Biological Psychology (Neuropsychology, Psychopharmacology, Physiological Psychology)
Abstract In the present issue, we critically review the influential suppression model of the octave illusion (Chambers, Mattingley, & Moss, 2004). In a rejoinder to our article, Deutsch (2004b) defends the utility of the suppression model. Here, we respond to Deutsch's arguments, many of which are based on criticisms of our recent experimental report (Chambers, Mattingley, & Moss, 2002). We argue that Deutsch's criticisms of this previous investigation are unfounded and that her defense of the suppression model fails to account for the most important weaknesses of this theory. We conclude that the suppression model remains inadequate as an explanation of the octave illusion.
Keyword Psychology
Q-Index Code CX
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status Unknown

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