Interocular Apparent Movement in Depth: A Motion Preference Effect

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Science  15 Oct 1971:
Vol. 174, Issue 4006, pp. 305-307
DOI: 10.1126/science.174.4006.305


A new phenomenon is reported in which alternate stimulation of either nasal or temporal hemiretinas produces, respectively, apparent oscillation in depth either behind or ahead of the frontal plane. This control over the perceived movement is dependent on the proper positioning of stimuli presented interocularly and in horizontal arrangements.