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Prediction and postdiction: Two frameworks with the goal of delay compensation

  • David M. Eagleman (a1)
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  • Published online: 01 May 2008

Although prediction is one of the key tasks of intelligent brains, it often proves impossible in an unpredictably changing world. Hence, brains often decide what happened retrospectively. This framework of postdiction, the opposite of prediction, stands as an alternative or complimentary framework to prediction. I further show how motor-sensory recalibration demonstrates delay compensation at the perceptual level.

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