ROTATIONAL AFTEREFFECT (RAE) By N., Pam M.S. - April 28, 2013 Movement after-effect that is generated by the cessation of a revolving stimulus . Once the rotational motion of the stimulus is discontinued, the stimulus seems to shift to the opposing direction. See also: Plateau ROTATIONAL AFTEREFFECT (RAE): "My eyes deceived me with rotational aftereffect." Related Psychology Terms POPULATION VECTOR WATERFALL ILLUSION APPARENT MOVEMENT RAMP MOVEMENT TRANSFER PARALLAX BALLISTIC PRIMING AUBERT PHENOMENON VESTIBULAR NYSTAGMUS Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ROTATIONAL AFTEREFFECT (RAE)," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/rotational-aftereffect-rae/ (accessed January 16, 2021).