Centrally Produced Geometrical Illusions

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So little is known about the mechanism responsible for the well-known geometrical illusions that it is not possible to decide on general theoretical grounds whether they are the result of retinal processes, central processes or both. An experimental procedure to demonstrate that they are at least partly of central origin is therefore of interest.

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PAPERT, S. Centrally Produced Geometrical Illusions. Nature 191, 733 (1961). https://doi.org/10.1038/191733a0

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