beta movement

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A form of apparent movement that is produced when identical stimuli are presented in an alternating pattern with an interstimulus interval of about 60 milliseconds, the visual illusion being created of a single object moving back and forth. Also called beta motion, optimal movement, or stroboscopic movement. See also Korte's laws. Compare alpha movement, gamma movement, delta movement.

Subjects: Psychology — Media Studies.

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