waterfall phenomenon

Dictionary of Hallucinations. . 2010.

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  • waterfall illusion —    Also known as waterfall effect and waterfall phenomenon. All three terms refer to a variant of the * motion aftereffect characterized by an optical *illusion of upward motion in stationary objects. The term waterfall illusion was coined in or… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

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