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Retinal Disparity

DEFINITION - a binocular cue for perceiving depth; by comparing images from the retinas in the two eyes, the brain computes distance. The greater the disparity (difference) between the two images, the closer the object.

Color Constancy

DEFINITION - Perceiving familiar objects as having consistent color, even if changing illumination alters - the wavelengths reflected by the object.