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Wed February 13, 2013 By:

what is stereopsis?

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Thu February 14, 2013
“Stereopsis” is the impression of depth that is perceived when a scene is viewed with both eyes by someone with normal binocular vision. Binocular viewing of a scene creates two slightly different images of the scene in the two eyes due to the eyes' different positions on the head.
 
“Stereopsis” refers to the characteristically vivid qualitative impression of 3D structure that is observed when real (or simulated-3D) scenes are viewed binocularly.
Stereopsis is associated with a compelling perception of solidity or 3-dimensionality, a clear sense of space between objects, and a phenomenal sense of realism.
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