Journal article

When predictions fail: Correction for extrapolation in the flash-grab effect

Tessel Blom, Qianchen Liang, Hinze Hogendoorn

JOURNAL OF VISION | ASSOC RESEARCH VISION OPHTHALMOLOGY INC | Published : 2019

Abstract

Motion-induced position shifts constitute a broad class of visual illusions in which motion and position signals interact in the human visual pathway. In such illusions, the presence of visual motion distorts the perceived positions of objects in nearby space. Predictive mechanisms, which could contribute to compensating for processing delays due to neural transmission, have been given as an explanation. However, such mechanisms have struggled to explain why we do not usually perceive objects extrapolated beyond the end of their trajectory. Advocates of this interpretation have proposed a "correction-for-extrapolation" mechanism to explain this: When the object motion ends abruptly, this mec..

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Grants

Awarded by Australian Government through the Australian Research Council


Funding Acknowledgements

TB and HH were supported by the Australian Government through the Australian Research Council's Discovery Projects funding scheme (project DP180102268).