LOW-LEVEL AND HIGH-LEVEL PROCESSES IN THE PERCEPTION OF ILLUSORY CONTOURS
Psychological Institute of RAE, Moscow
The review includes studies which made important contributions to the understanding of mechanisms of illusion and subjective contours and used fMRI, the method of evoked potentials and psychophysical methods. Based on the synthesis of published data we concluded that there are multiple multi-level processes, which analyze local and global visual features of perceived objects.
Keywords: illusory contours, psychophysiology.