A specific and enduring improvement in visual motion discrimination

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Science  12 Nov 1982:
Vol. 218, Issue 4573, pp. 697-698
DOI: 10.1126/science.7134968


Training improves the ability of human observers to discriminate between two similar directions of motion. This gradual improvement is specific to the direction on which an observer is trained, and it endures for several months. Improvement does not affect motion perception generally, nor does it depend on recognition of details of the movement.

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