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Unformatted text preview: The waterfall illusion Moon illusion The distance to the horizon is perceived further away than the distance to the zenith Horizon moon looks bigger than zenith moon Bisecting the half-arc angle In reality if two objects the same size are actually at different distances away Then the object that is further away has a smaller retinal image and looks smaller Cues for depth and distance 1. Primary (Physiological) a. Accommodation <3,4 feet cornea becomes bigger looking at closer items b. Convergence <10 feet focus on object closer c. Retinal disparity i. Which is your dominant eye 3-D pictures are created by stereoscopic cameras, based on retinal disparity 2. Secondary (Psychological) a. Pictorial (2 Dimensional) b. Monocular 3. Linear Perspective The smoking room...
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This note was uploaded on 01/10/2009 for the course PSYCH 101 taught by Professor Maas, j during the Spring '08 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).
- Spring '08
- MAAS, J