Movement adaptation in the peripheral retina

@article{Hunzelmann1984MovementAI,
  title={Movement adaptation in the peripheral retina},
  author={Nicolas Hunzelmann and Lothar Spillmann},
  journal={Vision Research},
  year={1984},
  volume={24},
  pages={1765-1769}
}
With strict fixation, the eye quickly adapts to moving periodic stimuli presented to the peripheral retina. A slowly spinning sector disk, 7 degrees in diameter, will rapidly appear to slow down and come to a standstill (within 5-25 sec). The time required for this full motion adaptation decreases with (a) increasing retinal eccentricity (30-70 degrees); (b) increasing number of sectors (16-60); and (c) decreasing speed of rotation (0.3-0.5 rev/sec). After the standstill, the disk fades from… CONTINUE READING

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