from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Stereoscopic vision.

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  • n. stereoscopic vision


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  • Intervention among children with poor stereoacuity and low literacy produced small improvements in stereopsis and convergence insufficiency symptom scores.

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  • The human eyes' ability to perceive depth in the real world is called stereopsis, which is the process in visual perception that's not complete until around six or seven.

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  • This is because polarised glasses are already used in various testing procedures in the diagnosis of 'stereopsis' or binocular depth perception, a problem associated with retinal disparity when the eyes form different positions and are sometimes unable to perceive depth accurately.

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  • Dr. BARRY: Oh, it is much easier to drive now than it used to be, especially at night, when your sense of depth through stereopsis, through stereo vision, is really important.

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  • In 1989, Pinker and a graduate student named Paul Bloom wrote a paper in which they argued that “language is no different from other complex abilities, such as echolocation or stereopsis,” and that “the only way to explain the origin of such abilities is through the theory of natural selection.”

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  • Back in my grad school days I took a class in stereopsis, the technical term for binocular vision, and chose to write my special project paper on binocular vision in animals other than mammals.

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  • There's an intriguing letter in today's Nature by Oliver Sacks and Ralph Siegel who report on a patient who has developed stereopsis 3D binocular vision after 50 years of stereoblindness.

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  • In Isbell's theory, breaking through the camouflage is a huge benefit of having stereopsis.

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  • Because I once saw, because I'm familiar with your photic images through stereopsis, I understand what you both look like.

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  • Optical sight is an illusion; a limited band of light waves shows a superficial stereopsis.

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