I introduced the term postdiction two decades ago to describe the brain’s act of collecting information well after an event and then settling on a perception: Eagleman DM, Sejnowski TJ. (2000). Motion Integration and Postdiction in Visual Awareness. Science 287:2036–8.
Ng A, Lepinski J, Wigdor D, Sanders S, Dietz P. (2012). Designing for low-latency direct-touch input. In Proceedings of the 25th annual ACM symposium on User interface software and technology (pp. 453-464).
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