How hard to hit the brake is probably the most important judgment a driver can make, and though cognitive scientists have known for several decades that the brain uses changes in the visual image to measure self-motion, a scientist at the University of Rochester has uncovered a new trick that the mind uses to judge just how quickly we’re hurtling toward something. The findings are in the April 12 issue of Nature.
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