PLoS ONE volume 9, issue 5, Pe98305 2014 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0098305 View full text
Enrico Di Pace, Chiara Saracini

Abstract: Binocular rivalry is a visual phenomenon in which perception alternates between two different monocular images presented to each of the two eyes. Here, we propose using this phenomenon as a method to study the relation between action execution and action perception. In our experiment, a simple background (a checkerboard) was contrasted with a video representing a hand continuously grasping and releasing a ball. In Experiment 1, our subjects were asked to reproduce the perceived movement with their right hand w…

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