The Illusion of Continuity: Active Perception and the Classical Editing System
Berliner, Todd, Cohen, Dale J., Journal of Film and Video
INTHE MOVIE THE MATRIX (1999), CHARACTERS experience a completely virtual worldcreated by sending electrical signals directly to their spinal cord and brain- that contains the sensations of the "real" world but without a corresponding physical environment. The psychology behind this scenario is essentially accurate. Our experience of the physical world exists in our brains, and a controlled stimulus can cue our brains to experience a world that is virtually physical.
Virtual realities can exist because the brain does not experience the physical environment directly. Information in the environment exists in the form of physical energy. Cells in the brain, …
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Publication information: Article title: The Illusion of Continuity: Active Perception and the Classical Editing System. Contributors: Berliner, Todd - Author, Cohen, Dale J. - Author. Journal title: Journal of Film and Video. Volume: 63. Issue: 1 Publication date: Spring 2011. Page number: 44+. © University Film and Video Association Fall 2008. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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