Learning Objectives

  • Explain monocular depth cues and how they work to allow us to perceive depth with one eye.
  • Compare the different oculomotor curves in their effectiveness as depth cues.
  • Summarize the principle of stereopsis and how it applies to human depth perception.
  • Sketch the correspondence problem and how it must be solved for stereopsis.
  • Explain the concept of size perception and the inferential nature of its determination.
  • Diagram the concept of size constancy and how it functions in our visual system.
  • Demonstrate your understanding of illusions of size and depth and how they help us understand the operation of our visual system.