Retinal image smear as a source of information about magnitude of eye movement.

@article{Festinger1978RetinalIS,
  title={Retinal image smear as a source of information about magnitude of eye movement.},
  author={Leon Festinger and Jennifer Holtzman},
  journal={Journal of experimental psychology. Human perception and performance},
  year={1978},
  volume={4 4},
  pages={573-85}
}
A number of experiments were conducted to determine to what extent retinal image smearing during saccades provides information about the eye movement magnitude to the perceptual system. The technique involved obtaining measures of perceived movement when the total visual field was displaced in conjunction with saccadic eye movements. Trials with normal retinal smear were compared with trials on which smearing was greatly reduced or eliminated. The results are interpreted as showing that the… CONTINUE READING

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