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Perception of movement by the crab

Horridge, George Adrian; Shepheard, P. R. B.


PERCEPTION of movement describes, in essence, a relation which is derived from two successive intensity changes at nearby points in the visual field. When a contrasting edge moves, a simple means of determining the movement would be to remember the old position and compare it with the new one in a system containing an absolute spatial representation of the retina. The following experiments on the crab Carcinus suggest that, in this animal, this may well be an important part of...[Show more]

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Date published: 1966-01-15
Type: Journal article
Source: Nature
DOI: 10.1038/209267a0


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