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ERIC Number: EJ551326
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
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Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0098-6283
Demonstrations of the Size-Weight Illusion.
Horner, David T.; Robinson, K. Desix
Teaching of Psychology, v24 n3 p195-97 1997
Discusses the size-weight illusion that occurs when a person lifts two equal-weight objects differing in size and perceives the larger object as lighter than the small object. Describes several inexpensive techniques for demonstrating the size-weight illusion and reviews some relevant issues concerning this phenomena. (MJP)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Researchers
Language: English
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