Motion smear

@article{Burr1980MotionS,
  title={Motion smear},
  author={D. Burr},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1980},
  volume={284},
  pages={164-165}
}
It is well known that the visual system summates signals over time, about 120 ms in daylight1,2. Although this summation has the obvious advantage of enhancing visual sensitivity, it creates the potential problem of motion smear when viewing moving targets, whose images are also summated over time3. Here I report some measurements which reveal that provided the moving target is exposed for long enough to elicit a dear sensation of motion, the amount of smear is far less than may be expected… CONTINUE READING
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