Space Perception and Binocular Vision

Select the BEST response alternative for each of the questions below.

1. The philosophical position arguing that there is a real world to sense is known as:
A) Euclidean philosophy.
B) positivism.
C) realism.
D) structuralism.
E) materialism.
2. Precise quantitative information about distance in the third dimension is provided by:
A) relative height.
B) metrical depth cues.
C) nonmetrical depth cues.
D) aerial perspective.
E) occlusion.
3. A depth cue that provides information about relative depth ordering but not precise distance from the observer is called:
A) relative height.
B) aerial perspective.
C) occlusion.
D) a nonmetrical depth cue.
E) All of the above.
4. An image that appears distorted unless viewed from a very specific angle is called:
A) an anamorphic projection.
B) a random dot stereogram.
C) a horopter.
D) a stereoscope.
E) an omni-visible stimulus.
5. When driving in a car, the fact that light posts by the side of the road move faster across your eye than do distant buildings is known as the visual cue of:
A) relative height.
B) occlusion.
C) linear perspective.
D) stereo disparity.
E) motion parallax.
6. The surface of zero disparity, or the location of objects whose images lie on corresponding points in the two eyes, is known as:
A) the vanishing point.
B) the Vieth-Müller circle.
C) Panum’s circle.
D) the convergence point.
E) the stereo circle.
7. During free fusion, the eyes ________ in order to view a stereogram without a stereoscope.
A) converge or diverge
B) are half closed
C) use the motion parallax
D) use the pictorial depth cue
E) glaze over
8. The problem of determining which bit of the image in the left eye should be matched with which bit of image in the right eye is known as the:
A) cyclopean problem.
B) motion paradox.
C) correspondence problem.
D) disparity paradox.
E) convergence problem.
9. The idea that prior knowledge can influence the estimates of the probability of a current event is rooted in:
A) binocular rivalry philosophy.
B) Euclidean philosophy.
C) the uniqueness constraint.
D) the Bayesian approach.
E) the correspondence problem.
10. A measure of the smallest binocular disparity that can generate a sensation of depth is called:
A) minimum disparity.
B) stereoacuity.
C) stereo sensitivity.
D) disparity threshold.
E) stereo parallax.
11. If the two eyes are not aligned properly, the brain tends to ignore information from one eye. This phenomenon is known as:
A) esotropia.
B) exotropia.
C) suppression.
D) strabismus.
E) cyclopean vision.

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