Rapid learning by walking observers wearing a reversing or inverting prism

Hiroyuki Ito, Shoji Sunaga, Erika Tomimatsu, Yukiko Ogata

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    Abstract

    We measured the initial rapid learning of walking observers who wore an up-down inverting or left-right reversing prism. This prism-walking version of the 'mirror-drawing' experiment revealed that the learning curve as a function of the trial number was the same as that typically acquired from a traditional mirror-drawing experiment. We suggest that the initial short-term learning process involved in prism walking is similar to that in mirror drawing and is related to the high-level decision-making process involved in visuo-motor planning of actions with feedback from transformed vision.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)1354-1364
    Number of pages11
    JournalPerception
    Volume39
    Issue number10
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2010

    All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

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

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