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Adelbert Ames Jr

 (1880 - 1955)
Adelbert Ames, Jr. was active/lived in Massachusetts, New Hampshire.  Adelbert Ames Jr is known for camouflage design, painting, scientific illustration, optical psychology.

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Adelbert Ames, Jr. (1880-1955)

Adelbert (Del) Ames, Jr. (also sometimes cited as Adelbert Ames II) was an American artist, optical physiologist, and perceptual psychologist.  Today he is mostly remembered as the inventor of a series of highly unusual laboratory demonstrations, popularly known as the Ames Demonstrations in Perception, including the Ames Distorted Room (shown in the opening moments of the film Temple Grandin, 2010), the Ames Chair Demonstration, and the Rotating Trapezoid Window.

Ames was born in Lowell, Massachusetts, on August 19, 1880.  His father, Adelbert Ames, was a celebrated Union general in the American Civil War, and the Governor of Mississippi during Reconstructio   ...  Displaying 750 of 5261 characters.

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