Curvature-specific color aftereffects

Crassini B. and Over R. (1975) Curvature-specific color aftereffects. Perception & Psychophysics, 17 4: 398-404. doi:10.3758/BF03199353

Author Crassini B.
Over R.
Title Curvature-specific color aftereffects
Journal name Perception & Psychophysics   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0031-5117
Publication date 1975-01-01
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.3758/BF03199353
Volume 17
Issue 4
Start page 398
End page 404
Total pages 7
Subject 3205 Experimental and Cognitive Psychology
2809 Sensory Systems
3200 Psychology
Abstract Adaptation to convex and concave arcs in different colored light results in curvature-specific color aftereffects when arcs are later viewed in white light. In three experiments, it was shown that these color aftereffects often are partial (restricted to limited regions of the test arcs) rather than uniform, and in addition that aftereffects induced by exposure to arcs transfer to straight-line displays of particular orientation, and vice versa. These data were interpreted as evidence that arcs are processed in the visual system in relation to the orientations of local straight line approximations instead of on a global basis. In these terms, curvature-specific color aftereffects are merely complex forms of the orientation-specific color aftereffects first described by McCollough (1965).
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