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The double-anchoring theory of lightness perception: a comment on Bressan (2006).
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PMID:  17907879     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Recently, a double-anchoring theory (DAT) of lightness perception was proposed (P. Bressan, 2006), which offers explanations for all the data explained by the original anchoring theory (A. Gilchrist et al., 1999), as well as a number of additional lightness phenomena. Consequently, DAT can account for an unprecedented range of empirical results, potentially explaining everything from the basic simultaneous contrast display to subtle variations of the Gelb effect. In this comment, the authors raised 4 concerns that demonstrate serious theoretical and empirical difficulties for DAT.
Piers D L Howe; Hersh Sagreiya; Dwight L Curtis; Chengjie Zheng; Margaret S Livingstone
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comment; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Psychological review     Volume:  114     ISSN:  0033-295X     ISO Abbreviation:  Psychol Rev     Publication Date:  2007 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-10-02     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0376476     Medline TA:  Psychol Rev     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1105-9; discussion 1111-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Department of Neurobiology, Harvard Medical School, Boston MA 02115, USA.
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R01 EY016187-01A2/EY/NEI NIH HHS
Comment On:
Psychol Rev. 2006 Jul;113(3):526-53   [PMID:  16802880 ]

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