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The functional effects of modal versus amodal filling-in

Davis, G.; Driver, J.; (1998) The functional effects of modal versus amodal filling-in. Behavioral and Brain Sciences , 21 (6) pp.752 - 753. 10.1017/S0140525X98271755. Green open access

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Abstract

Comparisons between modally and amodally completed regions show that perceptual filling-in is not merely the ignoring of absences. Illusory filled-in colour arises for modal completion, but not for amodal completion in comparable displays. We find that attention spreads automatically to modally but not amodally completed regions from their inducers, revealing a functional effect of filled-in colour.

Type: Article
Title: The functional effects of modal versus amodal filling-in
Open access status: An open access version is available from UCL Discovery
DOI: 10.1017/S0140525X98271755
Publisher version: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0140525X98271755
Language: English
Additional information: © 1998 Cambridge University Press
UCL classification: UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Brain Sciences > Div of Psychology and Lang Sciences > Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience
URI: https://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/id/eprint/4542
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