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Motion Perception

  1. Lotte Meteyard,
  2. Bahador Bahrami

Published Online: 30 JAN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470479216.corpsy0561

Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology

Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology

How to Cite

Meteyard, L. and Bahrami, B. 2010. Motion Perception. Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology. 1–2.

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  1. University College, London

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 JAN 2010


There have been substantial advances in our understanding of motion perception over the last few decades. These advances include exciting developments in motion perception research within neurophysiology, functional imaging, psychophysics, and computational modeling. To go beyond the overview provided in this article, readers are encouraged to consult detailed summaries available elsewhere (Blake, Sekuler, & Grossman, 2003; Sekuler, Watamaniuk & Blake, 2002).


  • motion perception;
  • optic flow;
  • psychophysics;
  • MT/V5;
  • motion after effect