Koffka's Ring Effect Depends on Thickness, Not Continuity

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Abigail E. Huang; Alice J. Hon; Eric L. Altschuler;
(2007)
  • Subject: Neuroscience

More than 70 years ago Gestalt psychologist Kurt Koffka described a fascinating effect1,2: When a contiguous grey ring is placed on a background half of one shade of grey (different from the ring) and half of another shade of grey, the ring appears to be a homogenous. H... View more
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