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    Zivanai G.
    ZW
    Zivanai G.

    well done

    Peter Awuni A.
    GH
    Peter Awuni A.

    Who brought about ames-room

    Melissa Stephanie A.
    GB
    Melissa Stephanie A.

    This room is such a great example of how we visually misconcept what we see and what is reality, it also shows that a great concntration is a key factor to see all illusions that are actually there to discover, whereas life is too fast, the rat race stops us enjoy such spectacular illusions that test our vision and brain with some bizarre artifacts that have been produced by some detailed minds

    Tamekia Dominquie T.
    US
    Tamekia Dominquie T.

    An Ames-room is a distorted room that is used to create an optical illusion.

    Odongo M.
    UG
    Odongo M.

    Psychology -> Ames-room Ames-room This illusion, which makes use of the misperception of distance, was designed by Adelbert Ames. It is a specially contrived room which is built with a trapezoidal rear wall and a sloping floor and ceiling. When viewed from a certain point, it looks like an ordinary rectangular room. But in reality, the left corner of the Ames room is taller and farther from the viewer than the right. Hence, a person standing in the left corner appears very small, whereas one standing in the shorter and nearer right corner looks like a giant. Furthermore, if a person walks across the room from left to right, the viewer is faced with a conflict. If the viewer maintains shape constancy, they continue to perceive the room as square and if they maintain size constancy, they can refuse to see the person 'grow'. Most people maintain shape constancy and as a result perceive the person to 'shrink' and 'grow' as they walk from one side of the Ames room to the other

    Dominic M.
    KE
    Dominic M.

    this is a clear prove as to why perceptual constance principles were made.

    Dominic M.
    KE
    Dominic M.

    what if the viewre stood on the left side?

    Dominic M.
    KE
    Dominic M.

    Does the distance matter in this experiment?

    Dominic M.
    KE
    Dominic M.

    what if the viewer stood at the front of the hse/room?

    Enemchukwu E.
    NG
    Enemchukwu E.

    yes when you maintain shape constancy it means that you don't view things as they are.But insisted that they shrinks and grow as they go from side to side .

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