The tinkerbell effect: motion perception and illusion
Abstract:A new motion illusion is discussed in relation to the idea of vision as a Grand Illusion. An experiment shows that this 'Tinkerbell effect' is a good example of a visual illusion supported by low-level stimulus information, but resulting from integration principles probably necessary for normal perception.
Document Type: Research Article
Affiliations: Dept of Psychology, Swarthmore College, 500 College Avenue, Swarthmore PA 19081. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Publication date: January 1, 2002