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Relation of spatial and temporal frequencies to vernier acuity

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Vernier thresholds were measured with a pair of vertical sinusoidal gratings of one and a half cycles as targets. The amplitude was weighted by a one-dimensional Gaussian and contrast was set one log unit above contrast threshold. The vernier thresholds were estimated with the method of constant stimuli. Temporal frequency effects were introduced by movement of the vernier targets. It was found that vernier thresholds expressed in phase angle were unchanged in the effective range of spatial frequencies provided that the temporal frequency and the visibility were unchanged, and that thresholds deteriorated by increasing the temporal frequency. It is suggested that the detection of relative phase may be involved in the discrimination of vernier offsets and that it may be mediated by a sustained unit. Three possible types of mechanisms, edge-localization processes, orientation-selective units and phase-sensitive units, were considered in relation to vernier acuity.

Affiliations: 1: Department of Behavioral Science, Faculty of Letters, Hokkaido University, Sapporo 060, Japan

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1989-01-01
2016-12-08

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