A statistical explanation of visual space

  title={A statistical explanation of visual space},
  author={Zhiyong Yang and Dale Purves},
  journal={Nature Neuroscience},
The subjective visual space perceived by humans does not reflect a simple transformation of objective physical space; rather, perceived space has an idiosyncratic relationship with the real world. To date, there is no consensus about either the genesis of perceived visual space or the implications of its peculiar characteristics for visually guided behavior. Here we used laser range scanning to measure the actual distances from the image plane of all unoccluded points in a series of natural… 
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