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Demonstration - Stream / Bounce Illusion

We often use signals from one sensory modality to disambiguate content in another. But this can produce interference.

We often use signals from one modality to disambiguate content in another. Here we have two dots moving back and forth. They can be seen to either pass through one another or to bounce off one another. When a sound is played near the time of contact, people tend to see the dots as bouncing.

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Created: Tuesday, 1st December 2009 by paulj
Modified: Thursday, 8th November 2012 by paulj
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