Moulden, Bernard and Renshaw, J. and Mather, George (1984) Two channels for flicker in the human visual system. Perception, 13 (4). pp. 387-400. ISSN 0301-0066
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The human visual system contains a large number of narrowly-tuned spatial-frequency-specific channels. Does it contain an analogous set of channels tuned to a narrow range of temporal frequency? On the basis of data gathered with the use of a threshold elevation technique it is argued that human sensitivity to flicker can be accounted for by assuming the existence of just two filters, one a low-pass filter peaking gently at around 6 Hz and one a band-pass filter peaking at around 9 Hz. Similar data gathered from studies of interocular transfer suggest that at least some of the mechanisms involved are binocular, rather than being purely monocular as has previously been suggested.
|Keywords:||flicker illumination, flicker sensitivity, human, human experiment, interocular transfer, normal human, spatial frequency discrimination, visual system, Adaptation, Physiological, Flicker Fusion, Ocular Physiology, Photic Stimulation, Sensory Thresholds, Support, Non-U.S. Gov't, Time Factors|
|Subjects:||B Subjects allied to Medicine > B140 Neuroscience|
C Biological Sciences > C830 Experimental Psychology
|Divisions:||College of Social Science > School of Psychology|
|Deposited On:||03 Dec 2014 16:38|
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