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Dr Nick Scott-Samuel's research featured in The Economist

1 June 2011

Research into the effectiveness of ‘dazzle camouflage’ was reported in The Economist and elsewhere.

New research by Dr Nick Scott-Samuel in the School of Experimental Psychology which suggests that painting army vehicles with high contrast geometric patterns – ‘dazzle camouflage’ – affects the perception of their speed and thus could make them less susceptible to rocket propelled grenade attacks, was covered by The Economist and a number of science websites.

Full press release: World Wars camouflage technique could have benefits in modern warfare

 

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