Theangular function of arod-and-frame illusion

Helen C. Beh*, Peter M. Wenderoth, A. T. Purcell

*Corresponding author for this work

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It was predicted that vertical settings of a rod surrounded by a square frame would be in error in the direction of the frame axis closest to true vertical as the frame varied in tilt. Results were in accord with this hypothesis. The implications of the results are discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)353-355
Number of pages3
JournalPerception and Psychophysics
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Jul 1971
Externally publishedYes


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