binocular illusion

binocular illusion
   The term binocular illusion is indebted to the Latin words bi (twice) and oculus (eye). It is used to denote an * illusion that depends for its mediation on a coordinated effort of the two eyes. Two examples of binocular illusions are the *hole-in-the-hand and the * floating-finger illusion.
   Gurney, R.W. (1938). A binocular illusion.
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