Depth Cues

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There are two types of depth cues that help us to work out how close an object is to us.

Monocular Depth Cues - Monocular depth cues are cues to distance that only need one eye.

Binocular Depth Cues - Binocular depth cues to distance that need both eyes.

When we use one eye, we are not as good at judging depth as we are when we use both eyes, and we see differently with both eyes because there are different images on each retina. 

Monocular Depth Cues

Size Constancy - Percieving an object as the correct size even when its distance from us changes.

There are 5 monocular depth cues, relative size, texture gradient, height in the plane, superimposition and


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