The 'rotating snakes' in smooth motion do not appear to rotate

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    'Rotating snakes' is an illusory figure in which the 'snakes' are perceived to rotate. We report that when the image moves smoothly, the snakes do not appear to rotate, although the retinal images are continuously refreshed. Therefore, to produce the illusion, the image should remain stationary (without being refreshed) for some time on the same retinal position.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)721-724
    Number of pages4
    Issue number5
    Publication statusPublished - Jun 11 2010

    All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

    • Experimental and Cognitive Psychology
    • Sensory Systems
    • Artificial Intelligence


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