Sunday, February 9, 2014

Depth perception in preschoolers

Why do some kids have trouble seeing in three dimensions? Stereopsis, or the ability to see 3D, is a fundamental capability of our visual system. However, certain medical conditions can take this ability away. When this happens in early childhood, it is a matter to be taken seriously because it could be a sign of a developmental vision problems or even a life threatening disease like a cancerous tumor, as in this famous story from Ontario.

In fact, of the easiest ways to diagnose a vision disorder in a very young child is to test his or her stereo acuity or depth perception. Read more ...


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