The method used to test for this effect is again taken from the perceptual laboratory. It consists of inducing an optical distortion that generally results in a perceptual distortion — a change in the size and tilt of a person. If this illusion does not materialize (if the observed figure remains unchanged), we can infer that cues are being “manipulated” in… (More)
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