binocular parallax

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The disparity between the two retinal images of a three-dimensional object or scene arising from the slightly different vantage points of the two eyes, such binocular disparity functioning as one of the binocular cues of visual depth perception and providing the basis for stereopsis. See also corresponding retinal points, disparity-selective cell, parallax. Compare monocular parallax.

Subjects: Psychology.

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