Hi, my name is Dawei Bai. I am a postdoc at Yale University.

I study the perception of physics and agency, and the intersection of the two.


Solidity shapes object motion perception (3rd place in the Best Illusion of the Year Contest 2021 by the Neural Correlate Society!)

Pulfrich Solidity Illusion (see publication below)


Bai, D., & Strickland, B. (2023). The Pulfrich solidity illusion: A surprising demonstration of the visual system’s tolerance of solidity violations. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review. https://doi.org/10.3758/s13423-023-02271-9.
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Bai, D., & Strickland, B. (2023). Object Solidity Shapes Motion Perception. PsyArXiv Preprint. https://doi.org/10.31234/osf.io/2pzmh.
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(I believe that my website should not look better than my science. So this website will look better once I have done more science!)