AMES DISTORTION ROOM

a space wherein cues for range perception are employed by experimentation to twist the observing person's insight into the proportional measure of items inside the space. Commonly referred to as Ames room.

AMES DISTORTION ROOM: "Pictures of Ames distortion rooms are often introduced to students in math or science classes as a fun way to push the boundaries of their growing minds."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "AMES DISTORTION ROOM," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/ames-distortion-room/ (accessed November 28, 2020).
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