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  • Vol. 18, Iss. 9 — Sep. 1, 2001
  • pp: 2179–2189

Centrifugal bias for second-order but not first-order motion

Serge O. Dumoulin, Curtis L. Baker, Jr., and Robert F. Hess  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA A, Vol. 18, Issue 9, pp. 2179-2189 (2001)

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Limited-lifetime Gabor stimuli were used to assess both first- and second-order motion in peripheral vision. Both first- and second-order motion mechanisms were present at a 20-deg eccentricity. Second-order motion, unlike first-order, exhibits a bias for centrifugal motion, suggesting a role for the second-order mechanism in optic flow processing.

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OCIS Codes
(330.4150) Vision, color, and visual optics : Motion detection
(330.4270) Vision, color, and visual optics : Vision system neurophysiology
(330.5510) Vision, color, and visual optics : Psychophysics
(330.7310) Vision, color, and visual optics : Vision

Original Manuscript: October 27, 2000
Revised Manuscript: February 28, 2001
Manuscript Accepted: February 28, 2001
Published: September 1, 2001

Serge O. Dumoulin, Curtis L. Baker, and Robert F. Hess, "Centrifugal bias for second-order but not first-order motion," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 18, 2179-2189 (2001)

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