Wednesday, 29 June 2016

Development of Rigid Motion Perception in Response to Radially Expanding Optic Flow

Erika Izumi (Graduate school of modern society and culture, Niigata University)
Nobu Shirai (Department of Psychology, Faculty of Humanities, Niigata University)
So Kanazawa (Department of Psychology, Japan Women's University)
Masami K. Yamaguchi (Department of psychology, Chuo University)

Paper Highlights

  • The main question of this paper is development of rigidity perception in response to radial optic flow.
  • We compared the perceptions of object rigidity in response to radial flows and results suggest that the perception of rigidity is similar in 9–12 years children and adults.
  • The main finding is the ability to perceive rigidity based on the speed gradient of a radial flow develops among childhood
Author keywords: development, elementary school children, rigidity, speed gradient, radially expanding optic flow

DOI: 10.1002/icd.1989

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