Contrast and strength of visual memory and imagery differentially affect visual perception

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Elyana Saad; Juha Silvanto;
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science
  • Journal: volume 8,issue 12issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC3869922, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0084827
  • Subject: CORTEX | Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all) | Research Article | Medicine | 516 Educational sciences | WORKING-MEMORY | MENTAL-IMAGERY | Q | R | Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all) | Science | Medicine(all) | MECHANISMS
    mesheuropmc: genetic structures | eye diseases

Visual short-term memory (VSTM) and visual imagery have been shown to modulate visual perception. However, how the subjective experience of VSTM/imagery and its contrast modulate this process has not been investigated. We addressed this issue by asking participants to d... View more