Title

The Tinkerbell Effect: Motion Perception And Illusion

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

2002

Published In

Journal Of Consciousness Studies

Abstract

A new motion illusion is discussed in relation to the idea of vision as a Grand Illusion. An experiment shows that this 'Tinkerbell effect' is a good example of a visual illusion supported by low-level stimulus information, but resulting from integration principles probably necessary for normal perception.