25B – Sport Science Shorts: Why Can’t We Perceive Acceleration & Does it Matter?

How can we be so good at hitting and catching accelerating objects when we can’t really judge acceleration? Do we use anticipation or just correct errors based on feedback?
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How Can People Be so Good at Intercepting Accelerating Objects if They Are so Poor at Visually Judging Acceleration?
Visual timing in hitting an accelerating ball.
Identifying the acceleration of visual targets.
Visual information about moving objects.

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