Lecture, Chapter 3, post, part 1

People seem to change size as they move around in it

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Unformatted text preview: world views Perceptual Constancies Perceptual The Ames Room A specially-built room that makes people seem to change size as they move around in it The room is not a rectangle, as viewers assume it is. A single peephole prevents using binocular depth cues. Perception of Depth Is the result of both bottom-up & top-down processing 2 types of cues: – Monocular: require input from one eye – Binocular: produced because we have 2 eyes with 2 different world views Monocular & Binocular Cues Monocular cues: –Linear perspective: converging lines indicate distance; greater convergence indicates greater distance –Shading –Overlap Linear Perspective Linear Binocular Cues Binocular disparity: difference between 2 retinal images Convergence: _____________________________ _____________________________ Perceptual Illusions Inappropriate interpretations of physical reality Our perceptions are at odds with the actual characteristics of the object The Ponzo Illusion The Linear perspective provides context Side lines seem t...
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