Stereoillusion based on visual persistence

@article{Morgan1975StereoillusionBO,
  title={Stereoillusion based on visual persistence},
  author={Michael F. Morgan},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1975},
  volume={256},
  pages={639-640}
}
IF a moving vertical line is stroboscopically lit, it seems to undergo a multiplication, so that at any instant of time it is perceived as a series of lines, spread out in the direction of motion1–3. If the illumination going to the eye is reduced, the apparent multiplication increases3, suggesting possibly that the effect is a function of sensory integration time or “persistence” as it is affected by adaptation state of the eye2. Since the adaptation conditions of the two eyes are… CONTINUE READING