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Saturday, March 23, 2013

Now you see it, now you don't.




The X effect or X’s fading, is a phenomenon where the subject fixates on a particular point, and a stimulus away from the fixation point, in peripheral vision, fades away and disappears. 

X's fading is attributed to the adaptation of the visual system vital for perceiving a stimulus. It is part of the general principle in sensory systems that an unvarying stimulus soon disappears from our awareness. X?



ANSWER : Troxler's Effect or Troxler's Fading

3 comments:

Stewie said...

Troxler

Kumar Shashwat said...

Optical Illusion?
I know it is a very 'basic' answer, but might just be the one. :P

ganesh k said...

Troxler's effect

Saturday, March 23, 2013

Now you see it, now you don't.




The X effect or X’s fading, is a phenomenon where the subject fixates on a particular point, and a stimulus away from the fixation point, in peripheral vision, fades away and disappears. 

X's fading is attributed to the adaptation of the visual system vital for perceiving a stimulus. It is part of the general principle in sensory systems that an unvarying stimulus soon disappears from our awareness. X?



ANSWER : Troxler's Effect or Troxler's Fading

3 comments:

Stewie said...

Troxler

Kumar Shashwat said...

Optical Illusion?
I know it is a very 'basic' answer, but might just be the one. :P

ganesh k said...

Troxler's effect