Focal visual attention produces illusory temporal order and motion sensation.

  title={Focal visual attention produces illusory temporal order and motion sensation.},
  author={Okihide Hikosaka and Satoru Miyauchi and S. Shimojo},
  journal={Vision research},
  volume={33 9},
Spatial attention was studied using a new visual illusion of motion: a line, which was presented physically at once, was perceived to be drawn from one side when attention had been captured to that side of the line by a preceding visual cue stimulus. By comparing with a temporal order task, we showed that the line-motion illusion was produced by acceleration of visual information processing at the locus of attention. The results suggest that the facilitatory effect of attention is exerted at… CONTINUE READING
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