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Evidence against an ecological explanation of the jitter advantage for vection

Palmisano, Stephen; Allison, Robert S.; Ash, April; Nakamura, Shinji; Apthorp, Deborah


Visual-vestibular conflicts have been traditionally used to explain both perceptions of self-motion and experiences of motion sickness. However, sensory conflict theories have been challenged by findings that adding simulated viewpoint jitter to inducing displays enhances (rather than reduces or destroys) visual illusions of self-motion experienced by stationary observers. One possible explanation of this jitter advantage for vection is that jittering optic flows are more ecological than smooth...[Show more]

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Date published: 2014-11-11
Type: Journal article
Source: Frontiers in Psychology
DOI: 10.3389/fpsyg.2014.01297


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