Accession Number : ADP003363

Title :   Interactions of Motion Perception with Pattern Perception,

Corporate Author : AIR FORCE ACADEMY CO DEPT OF BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES AND LEADERSHIP

Personal Author(s) : Marshak,W.

Report Date : APR 1984

Pagination or Media Count : 5

Abstract : Perception of motion and spatial pattern are closely intertwined. The reaction time for seeing changes in direction are longer for certain spatial arrangements of moving dot patterns than for others. When a stationary pattern of dots overlaps a moving pattern of dots, the amount of adaptation measured by motion aftereffect is significantly attenuated. This is particularly true when collisions occur between dots. An explanation of these motion - pattern interaction is offered in terms of vector model of motion perception. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Military psychology, *Perception(Psychology), *Visual perception, *Pattern recognition, *Pitch(Motion), *Man machine systems, Vector analysis, Vector spaces, Spatial distribution, Performance(Human), Cockpits, Reaction time, Interactions, Research management, Symposia

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE