|Appears in Collections:||Psychology Journal Articles|
|Peer Review Status:||Refereed|
|Title:||The influence of stimulus shape on orientation acuity|
|Authors:||Heeley, David W|
Buchanan-Smith, Hannah M
|Citation:||Heeley DW & Buchanan-Smith HM (1998) The influence of stimulus shape on orientation acuity, Experimental Brain Research, 120 (2), pp. 217-222.|
|Abstract:||Orientation acuity was estimated for vertical and oblique bar stimuli. Discrimination thresholds were affected by changes in the length and width of the targets, falling as bar length was increased and, conversely, rising as the bars were made wider. These changes are complimentary, in that overall discrimination performance can be predicted by a single measure of the orientation "entropy" of the target, namely the height-to-width ratio. The data provide support for a model of orientation coding where discrimination performance is not simply a reflection of the signal-to-noise ratio in single cells in the striate cortex.|
|Rights:||The publisher does not allow this work to be made publicly available in this Repository. Please use the Request a Copy feature at the foot of the Repository record to request a copy directly from the author. You can only request a copy if you wish to use this work for your own research or private study.|
|Affiliation:||University of St Andrews|
|fulltext.pdf||229.42 kB||Adobe PDF||Under Embargo until 31/12/2999 Request a copy|
Note: If any of the files in this item are currently embargoed, you can request a copy directly from the author by clicking the padlock icon above. However, this facility is dependant on the depositor still being contactable at their original email address.
This item is protected by original copyright
If you believe that any material held in STORRE infringes copyright, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org providing details and we will remove the Work from public display in STORRE and investigate your claim.