Moulden, Bernard and Mather, George (1978) In defence of a ratio model for movement detection at threshold. The Quarterly journal of experimental psychology, 30 (3). pp. 505-520. ISSN 0033-555X
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Sutherland (1961) proposed that the detection of motion might depend upon the ratios of firings in cells sensitive to movement in opposite directions. Sekuler and his collaborators have argued that the notion of a ratio mechanism at threshold is wrong. The findings and arguments upon which this conclusion was based are challenged, an explicit model is described which provides an account of data previously held to be inconsistent with a ratio model, and an experiment is reported which provides unequivocal support for the ratio model and whose findings are inconsistent with the predictions from Sekuler's “independence” model.
|Keywords:||adult, article, biological model, female, human, male, movement perception, orientation, physiology, vision, Adult, Figural Aftereffect, Models, Neurological, Motion Perception|
|Subjects:||B Subjects allied to Medicine > B140 Neuroscience|
C Biological Sciences > C830 Experimental Psychology
|Divisions:||College of Social Science > School of Psychology|
|Deposited By:||George Mather|
|Deposited On:||04 Dec 2014 15:27|
|Last Modified:||04 Dec 2014 15:27|
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