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  1. 1. A fiction illusion… Kanizsa triangle A distortion illusion… The Muller-lyer illusion An ambiguous figure... Necker cube Perception is…
  2. 2. a psychological process during which our brain makes sense of the visual image detected by our eyes. There are 120 million of these in each retina Rods Nerve impulses travel along here… The optic nerve The visual ‘clues’ that we use to understand depth or distance Depth cues Information about distance that comes from one eye
  3. 3. Monocular depth cues This allows us to perceive distance and depth. The object that is complete is perceived to be at the front. Superimposition What is relative size? When an object is smaller on your retina then it is perceived to be further away A weakness of Gregory’s theory… Cannot explain this Muller-Lyer illusion The tendency to perceive objects as a whole even when they are not.
  4. 4. Closure The whole is worth more than the sum of its parts The premise of Gestalt’s laws A strength of Gestalt’s theory Explains ambiguous figures and the Muller-Lyer figure Stereopsis is… A binocular cue to depth that the brain works out by comparing the views from the left eye and the right eye. The bigger the difference between them, the closer the object you are looking at.