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perception

 [per-sep´shun]
the conscious mental registration of a sensory stimulus. adj., adj percep´tive.
depth perception the ability to recognize depth or the relative distances to different objects in space.
disturbed sensory perception a nursing diagnosis accepted by the North American Nursing Diagnosis Association, defined as a change in the amount of patterning of incoming stimuli, accompanied by a diminished, exaggerated, distorted, or impaired response to such stimuli.
extrasensory perception (ESP) knowledge of, or response to, an external thought or objective event not achieved as the result of stimulation of the sense organs.

depth per·cep·tion

the visual ability to judge depth or distance.

depth perception

n.
The ability to perceive spatial relationships, especially distances between objects, in three dimensions.

depth perception

the ability to judge depth or the relative distance of objects in space and to orient one's position in relation to them. Binocular vision is essential to this ability. Also called stereopsis.

depth per·cep·tion

(depth pĕr-sep'shŭn)
The visual ability to judge depth or distance.
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Although the effects of illumination direction on depth perception in the current experiments would be expected to occur during clinical conditions as well, the size of the effects could be different during clinical conditions.
Human depth perception largely is the result of stereo vision--the slightly different perspectives of the same scene that are observed by the left and right eyes.
When compared with other rehabilitation services for injuries resulting in systemic physical disabilities secondary to trauma, such as the loss of a limb, vision rehabilitation for loss of depth perception and decrease in peripheral visual field is frequently not addressed at the initial or latter stage of these rehabilitation services.
We have depth perception because the world really is three dimensional.
The AIBO was equipped with touch sensors, a color camera that enabled it to detect shapes or colors of objects, a range finder for depth perception, LED lamps that indicated happiness with a green light and anger with a red light, and a stereo microphone for sound recognition.
With director Wilson also designing the production's sets and lighting, ``The Black Rider'' delights in sparse forests, collapsing trees, ``Alice in Wonderland''-esque depth perception and huge, looming shadow puppets.
A small penlight shone into the infant's eyes can assess eye alignment, while depth perception can be measured by using 3-D glasses (like those you get in the movies) and showing the baby 3-D pictures; babies with good eye coordination and depth perception reach out to touch the picture.
uses a Quality of Vision questionnaire to evaluate patients, asking whether they experience double vision, blurred vision, poor depth perception, and other visual problems.
The problem came when the pilot had to back the airplane down to the ground: rearward visibility was nearly nonexistent and vertical depth perception was nil.
I am also wondering whether my loss of depth perception will improve over time.
The turquoise cradle has these orange cockroaches painted inside to-I'm assuming-provide depth perception within its gaping mouth.
However, according to Shashua, this method, though labor-intensive at first, is far less complex and expensive than setups that require two cameras to be constantly calibrated with each other to achieve proper depth perception.