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The functional role of contrast adaptation

Greenlee, Mark W. and Heitger, F. (1988) The functional role of contrast adaptation. Vision Research 28 (7), pp. 791-797.

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Prolonged inspection of high contrast sinewave gratings increases the contrast required to detect gratings having a similar spatial frequency and orientation. The functional role of such adaptation has, however, in the past, eluded disclosure. We here show that 5 min adaptation to a 2 c/deg sinewave grating of 0.8 contrast changes the observer's ability to discriminate the contrast level of a ...

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Item type:Article
Date:1988
Institutions:Psychology and Pedagogy > Institut für Psychologie > Lehrstuhl für Psychologie I (Allgemeine Psychologie I und Methodenlehre) - Prof. Dr. Mark W. Greenlee
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10.1016/0042-6989(88)90026-0DOI
Dewey Decimal Classification:100 Philosophy & psychology > 150 Psychology
Status:Published
Refereed:Unknown
Created at the University of Regensburg:Unknown
Item ID:25406
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