Optical Flow (image) Brown University Share Print E-Mail Caption As a mouse moves, or translates, forward optical flow radiates around him from a single point in front. When the mouse rotates, optical flow is horizontal all the way around, appearing forward in one eye but backward in the other. Credit Berson et. al./Brown University Usage Restrictions with credit Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.