Directionless vection: A new illusory self-motion perception

Takeharu Seno, Yuki Yamada, Stephen Palmisano

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We report a new visual illusion, "directionless vection." When expanding and contracting optic flows are simultaneously presented in the same depth plane, observers can perceive illusory self-motion (vection) without direction.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)775-777
Number of pages3
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - 2012

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Experimental and Cognitive Psychology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Sensory Systems
  • Artificial Intelligence

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