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Latency study 05

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Latency 05 swaps the mapping between x and y of half of the cursors which otherwise have increasing latency. The cursor with the most direct mapping is easily — and comfortingly — found, but the cursor with the next lowest latency draws attention to itself despite the inverted positional mapping. I imagine we rely most on traditionally defined latency to discriminate between the effects of their actions and otherwise independent events. In other words, causal proximity might be more or most important for establishing our locus of attention than visual or kinetic similarity. This could be an area of future investigation.