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Top-Down Control in Contour Grouping

Volberg, Gregor, Wutz, Andreas and Greenlee, Mark W. (2013) Top-Down Control in Contour Grouping. PLoS One 8 (1), e54085.

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Abstract

Human observers tend to group oriented line segments into full contours if they follow the Gestalt rule of 'good continuation'. It is commonly assumed that contour grouping emerges automatically in early visual cortex. In contrast, recent work in animal models suggests that contour grouping requires learning and thus involves top-down control from higher brain structures. Here we explore ...

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Item type:Article
Date:10 January 2013
Institutions:Psychology and Pedagogy > Institut für Psychologie > Lehrstuhl für Psychologie I (Allgemeine Psychologie I und Methodenlehre) - Prof. Dr. Mark W. Greenlee
Projects:Open Access Publizieren (DFG)
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10.1371/journal.pone.0054085DOI
Dewey Decimal Classification:100 Philosophy & psychology > 150 Psychology
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Yes
Item ID:27510
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