Bulletin of the Psychonomic Society 31 (3):183-184 (1993)

Birgitta Dresp-Langley
Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique
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.
Keywords object superiority effect  Gestalt theory  illusory figures
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DOI 10.3758/bf03337319
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