Visual stability across saccades while viewing complex pictures.

@article{McConkie1996VisualSA,
  title={Visual stability across saccades while viewing complex pictures.},
  author={George W. McConkie and Christopher B. Currie},
  journal={Journal of experimental psychology. Human perception and performance},
  year={1996},
  volume={22 3},
  pages={
          563-81
        }
}
  • G. McConkie, C. Currie
  • Published 1996
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of experimental psychology. Human perception and performance
As people examine their world, the proximal stimulus changes position on their retinae with every saccade, but they perceive the world as being stable. This phenomenon of visual stability was explored by making changes in natural, full-color pictures during selected saccades as observers examined them in preparation for a recognition test. In Experiment 1, the pictures were displaced up, down, left, or right by 0.3, 0.4, or 1.2 degrees. In Experiment 2, the pictures were expanded or contracted… Expand

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