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Many experiments have shown that one's own actions influence perception, especially perceptual learning. Active movements (as opposed to passive ones) yield an easier adaptation to visual distortion and yield a better performance in recognition tasks. Moreover, neural responses that represent both action and perception suggest a direct association between the two. Thus, at least some forms of visual perception seem to be based on learning visuomotor associations1.5.

Heiko Hoffmann