Fairground rides and spatial updating

Land, Michael F (2011) Fairground rides and spatial updating. Perception, 39 (12). pp. 1675-1677. ISSN 0301-0066

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A simple experiment with a rotating office chair demonstrates that the extent of counter-rotation we experience when imposed rotation has stopped is the same as the angular inaccuracy of pointing to a previously fixated object. This suggests that our conscious percept of rotation and the updating signal for the egocentric model we use to guide motor actions are closely related.

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Schools and Departments: School of Life Sciences > Biology and Environmental Science
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Depositing User: Michael Land
Date Deposited: 06 Feb 2012 21:15
Last Modified: 02 Jul 2019 23:45
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/30494

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