Harte's illusion : a possible explanation

Subjects, when driving along a highway, perceive the length of guidelines and the space between them as decreasing in length as vehicle speed increases. An explanation of this illusion is offered in terms of the relationship between perceived and physical distance and the position along the road that the driver concentrates his attention. (A)

  • Corporate Authors:

    University of Melbourne. Department of Mechanical Engineering

    Parkville, Victoria   
  • Authors:
    • Hoffmann, E R
  • Publication Date: 1978

Language

  • English

Media Info

  • Pagination: 7P

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01439699
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: ARRB
  • Files: ATRI
  • Created Date: Aug 24 2012 10:28PM