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Harlan Lane, Richard C. Pillard, and Ulf Hedberg

in The People of the Eye: Deaf Ethnicity and Ancestry

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199759293
eISBN:
9780199863372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199759293.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Chapters 1 and 2 led to the conclusion that the Deaf-World is an ethnic group. This chapter examines the major challenges to the concept of Deaf ethnicity. The issues are: resistance to assimilation; ... More


Sizing up the moon

Helen E. Ross and Cornelis Plug

in The Mystery of The Moon Illusion: Exploring Size Perception

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780198508625
eISBN:
9780191584893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198508625.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Many authors have attempted to explain the moon illusion as some type of relative size, and they usually mention the importance of objects on the horizon. The simplest account is that of size ... More


White’s Effect in Lightness, Color, and Motion

Stuart Anstis

in Seeing Spatial Form

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195172881
eISBN:
9780199847570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172881.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

According to the work of White (1979), the background is a grating of black and white stripes, whose gray segments differ in hue based on the stripes they replace. This change in hue is deemed to be ... More


The Occlusion, Configural Shape, and Shrinkage Illusions

Stephen E. Palmer and Karen B. Schloss

in The Oxford Compendium of Visual Illusions

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780199794607
eISBN:
9780190654795
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794607.003.0029
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Vision

A suite of three related visual illusions of size and shape are described—the occlusion illusion (OI), configural shape illusion (CSI), and shrinkage illusion (SI)—along with the relations among ... More


Color Assimilation

Frederick A. A. Kingdom

in The Oxford Compendium of Visual Illusions

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780199794607
eISBN:
9780190654795
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794607.003.0050
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Vision

Color assimilation, also known as the Von Bezold spreading effect, is the phenomenon in which the perceived color of a region shifts toward that of its neighbor. This chapter describes the ... More


The Wedding Cake Illusion: Interaction of Geometric and Photometric Factors in Induced Contrast and Assimilation

Branka Spehar and Colin W. G. Clifford

in The Oxford Compendium of Visual Illusions

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780199794607
eISBN:
9780190654795
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794607.003.0059
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Vision

Lightness induction is the shift in surface appearance caused by adjacent or nearby surfaces. Spatial context can make a surface appear more different from (contrast) or more similar to ... More


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