Perception-action and the Müller-Lyer illusion: amplitude or endpoint bias?

@article{Glazebrook2004PerceptionactionAT,
  title={Perception-action and the M{\"u}ller-Lyer illusion: amplitude or endpoint bias?},
  author={Cheryl M. Glazebrook and Victoria P. Dhillon and Katherine M. Keetch and James Lyons and Eric L. Amazeen and Daniel J. Weeks and Digby J Elliott},
  journal={Experimental Brain Research},
  year={2004},
  volume={160},
  pages={71-78}
}
Over the past decade there has been a great deal of controversy regarding the relative impact of visual illusions on cognitive judgments and the control of goal-directed action. We report the results of two experiments indicating that perceptual biases associated with the Müller-Lyer illusion involve a misjudgment of amplitude/extent while aiming biases involve error in the specification of a movement endpoint. This dissociation of perception and action is consistent with some aspects of Milner… CONTINUE READING

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