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Temporonasal motion projected on the nasal retina underlies expansion-contraction asymmetry in vection.
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PMID:  20371253     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Contracting visual stimuli have been found to induce stronger vection than expanding stimuli. We sought to determine which component of motion underlies the advantage of contraction over expansion in inducing vection. Either the right or left hemi-visual field of an optic flow was presented to either the right or left eye. Our results revealed that without temporonasal motion projected on the nasal retina, vection was weak even with contracting stimuli. Conversely, vection was strong even with expanding stimuli if this type of motion was present. The advantage of contracting stimuli in inducing vection may be caused by anisotropy in processing motion on the nasal retina.
Authors:
Takeharu Seno; Hiroyuki Ito; Shoji Sunaga; Shinji Nakamura
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't     Date:  2010-04-03
Journal Detail:
Title:  Vision research     Volume:  50     ISSN:  1878-5646     ISO Abbreviation:  Vision Res.     Publication Date:  2010 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-05-17     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0417402     Medline TA:  Vision Res     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1131-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Copyright 2010 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Faculty of Design, Kyushu University, 4-9-1 Shiobaru, Minami-ku, Fukuoka 815-8540, Japan. seno@design.kyushu-u.ac.jp
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