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Marchak, F.M. An overview of scientific visualization techniques applied to experimental psychology. Behavior Research Methods, Instruments, & Computers 26, 177–180 (1994). https://doi.org/10.3758/BF03204613
- Contour Plot
- Behavior Research Method
- Surface Plot
- Visualization Technique
- Raster Image