July 1, 2018: This is Big News and means lots of change for the BioMotionLab! Prof. Troje moved from Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario, to York University in Toronto. The rest of the lab will follow soon. At York, the BiomotionLab is embedded into CVR, the Centre for Vision Research, and hosted by the Department […]
On Sept 23, Dr Troje gave a talk and participated in a panel discussion on the occasion of the opening of a solo exhibition “On the Body” of the London based artist group Random International at the acclaimed Pace Gallery in New York City. Random International made use of the BMLwalker when creating their dynamic […]
Feb 8, 2017: Last year a TV team from CBC visited the Biomotion Lab to shoot for the show The Nature of Things. The episode is called Body Language Decoded and it will air here in Canada for the first time on Feb. 16 at 8 pm. Here is the Trailer. Don’t miss the show.
Summer is conference time. Here are this year’s contributions from our lab. Some where presented as talks, but many were posters. Check them out. I am posting them here for download: Troje, N. F., Bieg, A., Mahmood, N., Mohler, B., Black, M. (2016) People perception: Attractiveness from shape and motion Vision Science Society meeting, St […]
A new study from the BioMotionLab just appeared in the journal Evolution and Human Behavior. We look at different features that contribute to the perception of sexual attractiveness of another person depicted as a point-light walker that consists of 15 moving dots. The representation is rich enough to convey both the individual, idiosyncratic characteristics of […]
Do you know what “biological motion” is? I am considered an expert on biological motion perception but I am not entirely sure myself where to use the term and where not to use it. No question, biological motion is a super interesting thing. But also a very diverse one. People have used the term for […]