The contributions of central versus peripheral vision

submitted by: arvojenny
Which region of the visual field is most useful for recognizing scene gist, central vision (the fovea and parafovea) based on its higher visual resolution and importance for object recognition, or the periphery, based on resolving lower spatial frequencies useful for scene gist recognition, and its large extent? Scenes were presented in two experimental conditions: a “Window,” a circular region showing the central portion of a scene, and blocking peripheral information, or a...
Authors: Adam Larson, Lester Loschky