A jewel from Innsbruck, 1943
I’ve come across this fantastic video of Theodor Erismann demonstrating some experiments on visual inversion. It’s incredibly funny and illuminating and makes you wish you could run experiments in this way. Translation and voice-over by J. J. Gibson.
Check out the fencing exercises…
“Are you prepared to wear these right-left reversing spectacles for several weeks without interruption? From now on, never go out without this device!”
“Except for a few bruises there are no serious aftereffects”.