How far away is that? It depends on you: Perception accounts for the abilities of others.

@article{Abrams2015HowFA,
  title={How far away is that? It depends on you: Perception accounts for the abilities of others.},
  author={Richard A. Abrams and Blaire J Weidler},
  journal={Journal of experimental psychology. Human perception and performance},
  year={2015},
  volume={41 4},
  pages={904-8}
}
Perception is believed to scale the world to reflect one's own capabilities for action-objects that are more effortful to obtain are perceived as further away. Somewhat surprisingly, perception is also influenced by observing another person attempt an action, even though others cannot directly alter one's own capabilities. It is unknown, however, whether… CONTINUE READING