Motion Induced Blindness

Motion induced blindness is a perceptual illusion in which stationary visual stimuli (the yellow dots) disappear as if erased in front of an observer’s eyes when masked with a moving background. It was named by Bonneh, Cooperman, and Sagi in 2001.


Bonneh YS, Cooperman A, Sagi D., “Motion-induced blindness in normal observers.“, Nature, 2001 Jun 14;411(6839):798-801.