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Discriminating objects from their surroundings by the visual system.
Perception
BGregory about seven years ago.

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Tasks that are asserted to measure figure ground segregation

TaskContrast Measure

ambiguous figure task
  • cumulative duration of exposure to stimulus
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dot motion task
  • proportion of dots moving randomly
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  • proportion of dots moving in a specific direction other than target
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"Initial definition retrieved from http://eprints.ucl.ac.uk/3091/"
NPicchetti (about seven years ago)

Term History

REVISION 2

Definition contributed by BGregory about seven years ago:Discriminating objects from their surroundings by the visual system. (from http://eprints.ucl.ac.uk/3091/).

REVISION 1

Definition contributed by SAdministrator about nine years ago:No definition submitted yet

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