The tinkerbell effect: motion perception and illusion
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.
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Document Type: Research Article
Affiliations: Dept of Psychology, Swarthmore College, 500 College Avenue, Swarthmore PA 19081. Email: [email protected]
Publication date: 2002-05-01