Lines and gratings: Different interocular after-effects

A. Fiorentini, R. Sireteanu, D. Spinelli

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Abstract

The contrast threshold for a line or for a grating is elevated following prolonged inspection of a line or a grating of high contrast and suitable orientation and spatial frequency. This after-effect (that shows a significant interocular transfer when the test pattern is a grating) does not transfer from one eye to the other when the test pattern is a single line or a pattern consisting of a small number of bars. The critical width of the pattern for the interocular transfer of the after-effect is about 0.5°. These findings suggest that the detection of a line and the detection of a grating represent either two successive stages in the processing of visual signals or two parallel processes at least partially independent from each other.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1303-1309
Number of pages7
JournalVision Research
Volume16
Issue number11
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1976

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  • Ophthalmology
  • Sensory Systems

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Lines and gratings : Different interocular after-effects. / Fiorentini, A.; Sireteanu, R.; Spinelli, D.

In: Vision Research, Vol. 16, No. 11, 1976, p. 1303-1309.

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Fiorentini, A. ; Sireteanu, R. ; Spinelli, D. / Lines and gratings : Different interocular after-effects. In: Vision Research. 1976 ; Vol. 16, No. 11. pp. 1303-1309.
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