Psychology of motion perception

Mather, George (2006) Psychology of motion perception. In: Encyclopedia of cognitive science. John Wiley. ISBN 9780470018866

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Motion perception is important for figure–ground segregation, three-dimensional vision, and visual guidance of action. Specialized brain cells detect image motion. Adaptation in these cells leads to illusory motion, such as the motion after-effect.

Additional Information:Encyclopedia of cognitive science online.
Keywords:motion perception, Motion detection, Adaptation, Optic flow, Figure-ground segregation, illusion
Subjects:B Subjects allied to Medicine > B140 Neuroscience
C Biological Sciences > C830 Experimental Psychology
Divisions:College of Social Science > School of Psychology
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Deposited On:14 Jan 2015 14:47

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