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Temporal differences between color pathways within the retina as a possible origin of subjective colors.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1949623     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We propose a model of temporal signal processing within the retina based on temporal differences between the color pathways which may explain the phenomenon of subjective color. We quantify the model by inferring impulse response functions from physiological data, and predict the output of the different color pathways to temporally modulated achromatic signals which produce the sensation of color. Certain achromatic temporally modulated signals create imbalances between the color pathways which are analogous to those produced by stationary chromatic signals.
Authors:
S M Courtney; G Buchsbaum
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Vision research     Volume:  31     ISSN:  0042-6989     ISO Abbreviation:  Vision Res.     Publication Date:  1991  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1991-12-17     Completed Date:  1991-12-17     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0417402     Medline TA:  Vision Res     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1541-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Bioengineering, School of Engineering and Applied Science, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 19104.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Color Perception / physiology*
Humans
Models, Neurological
Optical Illusions / physiology
Retinal Ganglion Cells / physiology*
Time Factors
Comments/Corrections
Comment In:
Vision Res. 1993 May;33(8):1131-2   [PMID:  8506652 ]

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