Animacy and direction from point-light displays : Is there a life detector ?

@inproceedings{Chang2007AnimacyAD,
  title={Animacy and direction from point-light displays : Is there a life detector ?},
  author={Dorita H. F. Chang and Nikolaus F. Troje},
  year={2007}
}
Directional information can be extracted from scrambled point-light displays that are devoid of all structural cues prompting the suggestion of a distinct local mechanism in biological motion perception that may serve as a general "life detector" (Troje & Westhoff, 2006). We investigated this hypothesis by testing the perception of both animacy and… CONTINUE READING