Brain Awareness Video Contest

Akinetopsia

  • Published23 Oct 2018
  • Reviewed23 Oct 2018
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  • Source BrainFacts/SfN

If youre crossing the street and see a car barreling toward you, you have the ability to hop out of the way. A rare brain disorder, however, makes perceiving the cars movement impossible. People with akinetopsia, or motion blindness, instead see the world as a series of freeze-frame images.

This video is from the 2018 Brain Awareness Video Contest.

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