Flicker adaptation can be explained by probability summation between ON- and OFF-mechanisms
Zele, Andrew J. & Vingrys, Algis J. (2000) Flicker adaptation can be explained by probability summation between ON- and OFF-mechanisms. Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology, 28(3), pp. 227-229.
This study considered whether the dynamics of flicker adaptation can be explained in terms of probability summation over time between independent ON- and OFF-processors. Foveal thresholds were measured for flickering probes, and for static ON- and OFF-probes that have durations consistent with the flicker duty cycle. Thresholds were obtained using a probe-flash stimulus onset asynchrony paradigm. The outcome of the experiment suggests that flicker thresholds are lower than the component ON- and OFF-thresholds, and that the flicker response can be predicted by assuming probability summation between the ON- and OFF-mechanisms.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Current > Schools > School of Optometry & Vision Science
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2000 Blackwell Publishing|
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|Deposited On:||04 May 2007|
|Last Modified:||12 Nov 2012 23:14|
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