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Is depth perception innate or learned?

Cross-cultural studies

According to the carpentered world hypothesis, people who live in a world dominated by straight
lines and right angles tend to perceive depth cues differently from those who live in a circular culture.
Because we have grown up from an early age…

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Sea slugs and habituation

Eric Kandel won the noble prize for studying sea slugs to understand learning. The withdrawal of the
gill when the siphon is touched is a protective reflex like pulling your hand away from a hot flame.

Because they live in the sea they learn not to…


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