Psych M.D - Convergence


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Term: Convergence
Definition (Myers):a binocular cue for perceiving depth; the extent to which the eyes converge inward when looking at an object 1
Definition (alternative): simultaneous inward movement of both eyes toward each other, usually in an effort to maintain single binocular vision when viewing an object.2
Contextual explanation: Eyes turn inward when we look at an object; For example, it is when our eyes become crossed
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  1. Myers, D (2003). Psychology. Madison Avenue, New York: Worth Publishers.
  2. Convergence. Retrieved October 22, 2009, from Wikipedia Web site: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Convergence_%28eye%29
  3. Kaiser, P Convergence. Retrieved October 22, 2009, Web site: http://www.yorku.ca/eye/converg.htm
  4. Finding the distance to an object from multiple views. Retrieved October 22, 2009, from Virtual Reality Research Group Web site: http://virtualreality.physiol.ox.ac.uk/AMESROOM/converge_2d.png
  5. Basics of Vision. Retrieved October 22, 2009, from Design Guild Web site: http://www.sapdesignguild.org/editions/highlight_articles_01/images/convergence.png
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Date of last edit: October 22, 2009



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