Demonstrations: The 'Tunnel Effect'
 
 
This page contains links to stimuli and movies relating to our recent experiments on object persistence in the tunnel effect.


Spatiotemporal continuity vs. featural similarity in ventral visual cortex
 
Yi, D-J., Turk-Browne, N. B., Flombaum, J. I., Kim, M., Scholl, B. J., & Chun, M. M. (2008). Spatiotemporal object continuity in human ventral visual cortex. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 105(26), 8840-8845.


Measuring object persistence in the tunnel effect with change detection
 
Flombaum, J. I., & Scholl, B. J. (2006). A temporal same-object advantage in the tunnel effect: Facilitated change detection for persisting objects. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception & Performance, 32(4), 840-853.


The tunnel effect in rhesus macaques
 
Flombaum, J. I., Kundey, S. M., Santos, L. R., & Scholl, B. J. (2004). Dynamic object individuation in rhesus macaques: A study of the tunnel effect. Psychological Science, 15(12), 795-800.