Rigidity in cinema seen from the front row, side aisle.

  title={Rigidity in cinema seen from the front row, side aisle.},
  author={James E. Cutting},
  journal={Journal of experimental psychology. Human perception and performance},
  volume={13 3},
Pictures and cinema seen at a slant present the optics of virtual objects that are distorted and inconsistent with their real counterparts. In particular, it should not be possible for moving objects on slanted film and television screens to be seen as rigid, at least according to rules of linear perspective. Previous approaches to this problem have suggested that some process (perhaps cognitive) rectifies the optics of objects in slanted pictures to derive true shape and preserve shape… CONTINUE READING