Walking perception by walking observers.

@article{Jacobs2005WalkingPB,
  title={Walking perception by walking observers.},
  author={Alissa Jacobs and Maggie Shiffrar},
  journal={Journal of experimental psychology. Human perception and performance},
  year={2005},
  volume={31 1},
  pages={157-69}
}
People frequently analyze the actions of other people for the purpose of action coordination. To understand whether such self-relative action perception differs from other-relative action perception, the authors had observers either compare their own walking speed with that of a point-light walker or compare the walking speeds of 2 point-light walkers. In Experiment 1, observers walked, bicycled, or stood while performing a gait-speed discrimination task. Walking observers demonstrated the… CONTINUE READING

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