Phi Phenomenon Apparent Movement Display

Maker
M. Rademacher
Date
1970
Description
The Phi Phenomenon is an optical illusion, defined by Max Wertheimer, an Austro-Hungarian born psychologist, in 1912. It consists of an upright black wooden board, with two circles made up of lamps that sit side-by-side, and it is used to test motion perception. Psychological Workshop, School of Psychological Sciences, University of Melbourne.
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Date
Medium
wood and electronic components
Measurements
20.5 x 28.0 x 3.0 cm
Accession Number
MHM2013.400
Credit line
Transferred from the Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences, University of Melbourne, 2013
Medical History Museum Category

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