Tag Archives: Centre for Vision Research

International collaboration leads to discovery that touch can override cues to self motion

TORONTO, April 25, 2017– An international research collaboration between Canada and Japan with York University Faculty of Health’s Professor Laurence Harris has discovered that our perception of self-motion has a previously unknown safety feature. Their discovery involves tactile flow, the tactile stimulation provided as you push through leaves in the undergrowth or rub your hands […]

MEDIA ADVISORY: Tumble and roll with York U’s newest equipment – join us for an interactive technical briefing

TORONTO, Nov. 16, 2016 – Are you ready to tumble? York University’s Centre for Vision Research has three new pieces of equipment to study how motion and gravity affects perception, which could have implications for astronauts and regular people alike. Media will be able to try out the equipment at an interactive technical briefing and […]