Calibrating vision: concepts and questions

Bosten, Jenny M, Coen-Cagli, Ruben, Franklin, Anna, Solomon, Samuel G and Webster, Michael A (2022) Calibrating vision: concepts and questions. Vision Research. a108131 1-13. ISSN 0042-6989

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Abstract

The idea that visual coding and perception are shaped by experience and adjust to changes in the environment or the observer is universally recognized as a cornerstone of visual processing, yet the functions and processes mediating these calibrations remain in many ways poorly understood. In this article we review a number of facets and issues surrounding the general notion of calibration, with a focus on plasticity within the encoding and representational stages of visual processing. These include how many types of calibrations there are – and how we decide; how plasticity for encoding is intertwined with other principles of sensory coding; how it is instantiated at the level of the dynamic networks mediating vision; how it varies with development or between individuals; and the factors that may limit the form or degree of the adjustments. Our goal is to give a small glimpse of an enormous and fundamental dimension of vision, and to point to some of the unresolved questions in our understanding of how and why ongoing calibrations are a pervasive and essential element of vision

Item Type: Article
Schools and Departments: School of Psychology > Psychology
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Date Deposited: 01 Nov 2022 09:34
Last Modified: 02 Nov 2022 13:22
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/108796

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