Time

  • Nicole von Steinbüchel
  • Alexander Steffen
  • Marc Wittmann
Part of the Experimental Brain Research book series (BRAIN)

Abstract

When participants are asked to localize the first position of a moving stimulus they typically mislocalize it in the direction of the movement (Fröhlich Effect; Fröhlich, 1923). As possible mechanisms causing the Fröhlich Effect a low-level motion-deblurring mechanism and a high-level attentional account are discussed (Aschersleben & Müsseler, 1997; Müsseler & Aschersleben, 1996). In anyway, the mislocalization points to a temporal error indicating a delay in the subjective timing of a moving stimulus. However, this delay is in contrast to other findings according to which moving stimuli are processed faster than stationary stimuli. We explored this dissociation in four experiments.

Keywords

Placebo Depression Schizophrenia Nism Reso 

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  • Nicole von Steinbüchel
  • Alexander Steffen
  • Marc Wittmann

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