6J11.57 - Perception - Near and Far, Spatial Scale

Credit: https://www.moillusions.com/are-you-far-or-close
Credit: https://www.moillusions.com/are-you-far-or-close
Code Number:
Demo Title:
Perception - Near and Far, Spatial Scale
Area of Study:
Optics, Human Biology
Visual Perception Examples.

Place or tape the paper onto a wall or blackboard.  When you are close to the paper you can only distinguish block and other forms.  As you back away, you should start to distinguish the words that the block structures outline.

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