The size-distance paradox is a cognitive phenomenon

  title={The size-distance paradox is a cognitive phenomenon},
  author={Mark Mon-Williams and James R. Tresilian},
  journal={Experimental Brain Research},
 The perceived size of a fixated object is known to be a function of the perceived fixation distance. The size-distance paradox has been posited as evidence that the perceived distance of a fixated object is, in turn, influenced by the object’s perceived size. If this is correct then it challenges a widely accepted account (modified weak fusion) of how the nervous system combines multiple sources of information. We hypothesised that the influence of perceived size on the perception of distance… CONTINUE READING

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