Different frames of reference for position and motion

@article{Brenner1994DifferentFO,
  title={Different frames of reference for position and motion},
  author={Eli Brenner and Jeroen B. J. Smeets},
  journal={Naturwissenschaften},
  year={1994},
  volume={81},
  pages={30-32}
}
Perception and action are believed to be based on different spatial information [1-6]; perception depending on positions relative to the surroundings and action on positions relative to the observer [4, 5]. We reexamined this distinction by presenting subjects with a spider walking across a background. Moving the background influenced perceptual judgements of the spider's velocity, but not of the spider's position. When asked to hit the spider with a rod, motion of the background influenced the… CONTINUE READING