Presentation on theme: "Q: Does the process of recognizing a misoriented"— Presentation transcript:
1 Q: Does the process of recognizing a misoriented familiar pattern trigger a torsional eye movementtending to reduce the misorientation?[This is best viewed in slideshow mode (click slideShow/ViewShow).Except for this slide and the next one, powerpoint will automaticallyadvance to the next slide at the appropriate time.][click left mouse button anywhere when you’re done reading this]A powerpoint demonstration constructed by H. Pashler & V. S. Ramachandran, UCSD, 2/00.
2 In the next slide, you will see a black field with a white line down the center. Fixate on the red dot in the middleand try to keep your eye there until the slide disappears (20 sec).In the slide that follows that, look at the black dot in thesame position you were just fixating. Now without movingyour head try reading one or the other word (Californiaor Ontario). As you read the word, make a mental noteof the relationship between the vertical reference line thatruns down the middle of the screen and the afterimagegenerated by the adapting display.There will be two more adapting and test displays.[click mouse left key when ready to continue but you won’tneed to click after this.]