Ames Room

Ames Room

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Caption: Two children in an Ames room, a distorted room in which the right corner is closer to the observer than the left corner, although they appear to be at the same distance. Thus, in this photograph, Virginia (age 3) is made to look much taller than her brother Charlie (age 4).

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Keywords: activity, ames room, child, children, depth perception, distort, distorted, distortion, family, illusion, kids, optical, optical illusion, people, perception, person, perspective, scale, science, science museum, size, visual

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