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- A term attributed to the Greek philosopher Aristotle (384-322 BC), who reportedly used it as an equivalent of what is known today as "waterfall illusion. For a more detailed account, see the entry Waterfall illusion.ReferencesThompson, P. (1880). Optical illusions ofmotion. Brain, 3, 289-298.
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