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In depth perception, an interpretive cue in three-dimensional environments and a pictorial depth cue whereby our social knowledge of the usual scale of particular objects helps us to judge their relative distance from each other. Our routine estimates of size in everyday life are guided by familiarity, where this is a more reliable guide to relative distance than it is in pictures.

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