Optic flow asymmetries bias high-speed steering along roads.

@article{Kountouriotis2013OpticFA,
  title={Optic flow asymmetries bias high-speed steering along roads.},
  author={Georgios K. Kountouriotis and Katy A. Shire and Callum David Mole and Peter H. Gardner and Natasha Merat and Richard M. Wilkie},
  journal={Journal of vision},
  year={2013},
  volume={13 10},
  pages={23}
}
How do animals and insects use visual information to move through the world successfully? Optic flow, the pattern of motion at the eye, is a powerful source of information about self-motion. Insects and humans are sensitive to the global pattern of optic flow and try to maintain flow symmetry when flying or walking. The environments humans encounter, however, often contain demarcated paths that constrain future trajectories (e.g., roads), and steering has been successfully modeled using only… CONTINUE READING
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