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random order. Participants would then perform either a verbal response task, by simply estimating the length of the line, or blind-walking response task, where participants would view the configuration but then be blindfold and walk the extent of the line while holding onto a guide rope to ensure they walked in a straight line. By comparing the reported distances in both the verbal and blind-walking tasks, we could determine whether the illusion provided support or opposition for the perception-action hypothesis, claiming the existence of two distinct pathways for each function in the visual system. Similar estimation tendencies in both action and perception would then provide support opposing the hypothesis, whereas differences in reported
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  • Fall '17
  • Diane St-Marie
  • Witt, Grid illusion

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