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  • adjective Unable to use stereopsis for depth perception.


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From stereo- +‎ blind; compare stereoblindness.


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  • Daniel Engber, "The Problem with 3-D," Slate 4/2/09, here. I've known for years about this condition but not this word for it. Shocking (to me), according to the article, that five to eight percent of the population is stereoblind (like my S.O. and one of my closest friends). See also strabismus. Opposite condition is stereoacute (according to this article, which is linked in the article).

    April 7, 2009

  • Yep. Another way in which we'll completely ruin our own bodies in the pursuit of entertainment.

    April 7, 2009

  • ... isn't that the purpose of life?

    Well, the article itself is about how 3-D will always hurt one's eyes, but stereoblindness occurs regardless. (As I'm sure you know, with your extensive eyeball knowledge.)

    April 7, 2009

  • I suppose it is, now that you mention it.


    Yes, that's the purpose of life. *runs off to find dangerous entertainment*

    April 7, 2009