The influence of exploration mode, orientation, and configuration on the haptic Müller-Lyer illusion.

@article{Heller2005TheIO,
  title={The influence of exploration mode, orientation, and configuration on the haptic M{\"u}ller-Lyer illusion.},
  author={Morton Heller and Melissa McCarthy and Jennifer Schultz and Jayme Greene and Melissa Shanley and Ashley Clark and Samantha Skoczylas and Jamie Prociuk},
  journal={Perception},
  year={2005},
  volume={34 12},
  pages={1475-500}
}
We studied the impact of manner of exploration, orientation, spatial position, and configuration on the haptic Müller-Lyer illusion. Blindfolded sighted subjects felt raised-line Müller-Lyer and control stimuli. The stimuli were felt by tracing with the index finger, free exploration, grasping with the index finger and thumb, or by measuring with the use of any two or more fingers. For haptic judgments of extent a sliding tangible ruler was used. The illusion was present in all exploration… CONTINUE READING

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