Illusions, perception and Bayes

Wilson S. Geisler, Daniel J Kersten

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A new model shows that a range of visual illusions in humans can be explained as rational inferences about the odds that a motion stimulus on the retina results from a particular real-world source.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)508-510
Number of pages3
JournalNature neuroscience
Issue number6
StatePublished - Jun 2002


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