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Illusory drifting within a window that moves across a flickering background.

  • Author(s): Anstis, Stuart
  • Kaneko, Sae
  • et al.

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https://doi.org/10.1068/i0695sas
Abstract

When a striped disk moves across a flickering background, the stripes paradoxically seem to move faster than the disk itself. We attribute this new illusion to reverse-phi motion, which slows down the disk rim but does not affect the stripes.

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