16The Kanizsa square does not engender a configural superiority effectBulletin of the Psychonomic Society 31 (3): 183-184. 1993.This article presents psychophysical evidence that the Kanizsa Square does not produce an 'object superiority effect' previously reported in similar Gestalt configurations. Implications of the findings for Gestalt theory are addressed.
190On illusory contours and their functional significanceCurrent Psychology of Cognition 16 489-518. 1997.This article discusses the reasons why illusory contours are likely to result from adaptive perceptual mechanisms that have evolved across species to promote behavioral success.
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