Perception of biological motion: A stimulus set of human point-light actions

  • Jan VanrieEmail author
  • Karl Verfaillie


We present a set of stimuli representing human actions under point-light conditions, as seen from different viewpoints. The set contains 22 fairly short, well-delineated, and visually “loopable” actions. For each action, we provide movie files from five different viewpoints as well as a text file with the three spatial coordinates of the point lights, allowing researchers to construct customized versions. The full set of stimuli may be downloaded


Biological Motion Point Light Motion Capture Data Movie File Coordinate File 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Laboratory of Experimental PsychologyKatholieke Universiteit LeuvenLeuvenBelgium

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