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Depth constancies

Ian P. Howard and Brian J. Rogers

in Seeing in Depth: Volume 1: Basic Mechanics/ Volume 2: Depth Perception 2-Volume Set

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195367607
eISBN:
9780199867264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367607.003.0026
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology

Information about the distance and depth of an object interacts with information about other features of an object. Depth constancies are one manifestation of this interaction. Perceptual constancy ... More


Constancies in visual depth perception

Ian P. Howard

in Perceiving in Depth: Volume 3 Other Mechanisms of Depth Perception

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199764167
eISBN:
9780199949373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199764167.003.0150
Subject:
Psychology, Vision, Cognitive Psychology

Perceptual constancy refers to the ability to perceive a constant feature of the world when the proximal stimulus is not constant. For example, we can perceive the size of an object in spite of the ... More


Sensory and Cognitive Explanations for a Century of Size Constancy Research

Mark Wagner

in Visual Experience: Sensation, Cognition, and Constancy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199597277
eISBN:
9780191741883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199597277.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Vision

This chapter reviews size constancy research over the last ninety years. A meta-analysis of this research yields a number of conclusions. For frontally oriented stimuli under full-cue conditions, ... More


Visual Experience: Sensation, Cognition, and Constancy

Gary Hatfield and Sarah Allred (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199597277
eISBN:
9780191741883
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199597277.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Vision

Seeing happens effortlessly and yet is endlessly complex. Among the most fascinating aspects of visual perception is its stability and constancy. As we shift our gaze or move about the world, the ... More


Objective and Subjective Sides of Perception

Alan Gilchrist

in Visual Experience: Sensation, Cognition, and Constancy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199597277
eISBN:
9780191741883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199597277.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Vision

Every perceptual experience has an objective and a subjective side. We see object size, independent of distance, but we also see that distant objects project smaller images. Early modern conceptions ... More


Sizing up the moon

Helen E. Ross and Cornelis Plug

in The Mystery of The Moon Illusion: Exploring Size Perception

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780198508625
eISBN:
9780191584893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198508625.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Many authors have attempted to explain the moon illusion as some type of relative size, and they usually mention the importance of objects on the horizon. The simplest account is that of size ... More


Perceptual Constancy and Apparent Properties

Keith Allen

in Phenomenal Presence

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780199666416
eISBN:
9780191858284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199666416.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Properties like shape, size, and colour exhibit perceptual constancy: they appear to remain constant throughout variations in the conditions under which they are perceived. A number of writers have ... More


The Leaning Tower Illusion

Frederick A. A. Kingdom, Ali Yoonessi, and Elena Gheorghiu

in The Oxford Compendium of Visual Illusions

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780199794607
eISBN:
9780190654795
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794607.003.0021
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Vision

The Leaning Tower Illusion is the illusion in which two identical images of the Leaning Tower of Pisa photographed from below, placed side by side, appear to rise at different angles. The illusion is ... More


The Dioptrique

Walter Ott

in Descartes, Malebranche, and the Crisis of Perception

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198791713
eISBN:
9780191839597
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198791713.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Descartes’s treatment of perception in the Optics, though published before the Meditations, contains a distinct account of sensory experience. The end of the chapter suggests some reasons for this ... More


Middle Malebranche

Walter Ott

in Descartes, Malebranche, and the Crisis of Perception

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198791713
eISBN:
9780191839597
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198791713.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Among the most important changes Malebranche makes to the Search is the wholesale rejection of natural judgments. Although he retains the terminology of judgment, he now makes it clear that God is ... More


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