MEG responses to the perception of global structure within glass patterns


The perception of global form requires integration of local visual cues across space and is the foundation for object recognition. Here we used magnetoencephalography (MEG) to study the location and time course of neuronal activity associated with the perception of global structure from local image features. To minimize neuronal activity to low-level stimulus properties, such as luminance and contrast, the local image features were held constant during all phases of the MEG recording. This allowed us to assess the relative importance of striate (V1) versus extrastriate cortex in global form perception.

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Divisions: College of Health & Life Sciences
College of Health & Life Sciences > Clinical and Systems Neuroscience
College of Health & Life Sciences > School of Optometry > Optometry
College of Health & Life Sciences > School of Psychology
College of Health & Life Sciences > School of Optometry > Centre for Vision and Hearing Research
Additional Information: © 2010 Swettenham et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
Uncontrolled Keywords: adult,brain mapping,cues,female,glass,humans,magnetoencephalography,male,middle aged,visual pattern recognition,photic stimulation,psychomotor performance,reaction time,task performance and analysis,visual cortex,visual pathways,visual perception,General Agricultural and Biological Sciences,General Biochemistry,Genetics and Molecular Biology,General Medicine
Publication ISSN: 1932-6203
Last Modified: 01 Jul 2024 07:02
Date Deposited: 22 Jun 2012 08:17
Full Text Link: http://www.plos ... al.pone.0013865
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PURE Output Type: Article
Published Date: 2010-11-05
Authors: Swettenham, Jennifer B.
Anderson, Stephen J. (ORCID Profile 0000-0002-5719-2846)
Thai-Goodson, Ngoc



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License: Creative Commons Attribution

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