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

  • James Cutting
  • Published 1987 in
    Journal of experimental psychology. Human…


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… (More)

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