September 1980
Volume 19, Issue 9
Free
Articles  |   September 1980
Adaptation of the binocular rivalry mechanism.
Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science September 1980, Vol.19, 1117-1120. doi:
  • Views
  • PDF
  • Share
  • Tools
    • Alerts
      ×
      This feature is available to authenticated users only.
      Sign In or Create an Account ×
    • Get Citation

      M Hollins, K Hudnell; Adaptation of the binocular rivalry mechanism.. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 1980;19(9):1117-1120.

      Download citation file:


      © ARVO (1962-2015); The Authors (2016-present)

      ×
  • Supplements
Abstract

The completeness of binocular rivalry suppression was measured by recording the fraction of a trial during which targets were perceived as alternating in their entirety, rather than blending together into a composite. It was found that the completeness of rivalry declines with prolonged stimulation. A control condition in which subjects saw the same grating targets, but without rivalry, resulted in no decrement. The phenomenon was spatial-frequency specific. The results suggest that binocular rivalry suppression is mediated by a cooperative mechanism which is susceptible to adaptation.

×
×

This PDF is available to Subscribers Only

Sign in or purchase a subscription to access this content. ×

You must be signed into an individual account to use this feature.

×