Groner, M. T., Bischof, W. F., and Di Lollo, V. (1988). A model of temporal integration. Spatial Vision, 3, 293-304.
A quantitative model of temporal integration and visible persistence is described and tested, using 3 Ss. The model treats visible persistence as resulting from processing activity within sustained visual channels whose temporal response is modeled using a 2nd-order control system. Temporal integration of 2 successive stimuli is assumed to be enabled by the overlap between the 2 periods of activity and to be impaired by the nonoverlapping activity. The model successfully predicts the effects of interstimulus interval and of stimulus duration on goodness of temporal integration.
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