Visual Acuity When Eyes Are Pursuing Moving Targets

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Science  04 May 1962:
Vol. 136, Issue 3514, pp. 387-388
DOI: 10.1126/science.136.3514.387


Acuity for a stationary test object decreased when the eye followed a moving fixation target. This effect became larger with increased target speed, with decreased illumination, and with longer exposure of the acuity object. The acuity object's orientation also influenced the results.