More to 3-D vision than meets the eye.

  • Mark Wexler
  • Published 2002 in Trends in cognitive sciences
Does self-motion affect object recognition? Researchers have long studied how 3-D objects are recognized from different points of view, but have disregarded the observers' own movement by keeping them motionless. A recent study by Simons et al. shows that self-motion cannot be ignored, as it changes the way that objects are recognized.