Ensemble perception: Stacking the hay to find the needle

David Whitney* (Corresponding Author), Mauro Manassi

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The visual clutter we constantly encounter in the world limits object recognition, a phenomenon known as visual crowding. A new study shows that ensemble perception counters this by condensing redundant information into summary statistical representations, which thus releases visual crowding's effect on individual objects.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)R1264-R1266
Number of pages3
JournalCurrent Biology
Issue number22
Early online date21 Nov 2022
Publication statusPublished - 21 Nov 2022


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