The Tapioca Tactile Illusion

– Aya Nishii, Masaki Ohno, Masashi Nakatani “The Tapioca Tactile Illusion”.
Keio University

Author description: The tapioca tactile illusion is a variant of the velvet hand illusion that can produce a smooth tactile perception between two hands. This variant is made with a 8-10 mm hole on a piece of cardboard paper or a plastic sheet of 0.3 mm thickness. When an observer sandwiches the slit with two fingers and then moves the fingers back and forth parallel to the slit direction, he/she perceives a smooth tactile texture with a plump feeling like a tapioca pearl.

VN:F [1.9.22_1171]
Rating: 2.8/10 (73 votes cast)
The Tapioca Tactile Illusion, 2.8 out of 10 based on 73 ratings Facebooktwittermail
adminThe Tapioca Tactile Illusion