carpentered environment

Portuguese translation: \"mundo em linhas retas\"

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English term or phrase:carpentered environment
Portuguese translation:\"mundo em linhas retas\"
Entered by: CristinaY

13:08 Oct 9, 2013
English to Portuguese translations [PRO]
Science - Psychology / optical illusions
English term or phrase: carpentered environment
Pessoal, alguém sabe como traduzir "carpentered" neste contexto?

"According to the ‘carpentered world hypothesis’, first advanced by South African psychologist William Hudson (b. 1914), the illusion only works on people from cultures with built environments full of artefacts constructed from straight lines and right angles (so-called ‘carpentered worlds’). Tribal cultures in sub-Saharan Africa, such as the Zulu and San, lack such ‘carpentered’ artefacts and so might be expected not to have absorbed the perspective cues apparently at work in the Müller-Lyer illusion. Sure enough, not only do people from such cultures lack two-dimensional representations of three-dimensional objects in their art, they also appear unable to interpret linear perspective in pictures and are relatively resistant to the Müller-Lyer and related illusions."

Agradeço desde já qualquer ajuda.
CristinaY
Local time: 14:11
ambiente/mundo fechado
Explanation:
Sugestão apenas. Pelo que entendi, é uma metáfora para uma percepção limitada, ilusória, "fechada". Mas não encontrei uma expressão consagrada e não sou perita no assunto. Portanto é apenas uma sugestão :-)
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Daniela de Oliveira
Portugal
Local time: 18:11
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Obrigada, Daniela, desculpe a demora da resposta. Pro meu contexto, acabei usando "mundo em linhas retas". Grata, Cristina
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ambiente/mundo fechado


Explanation:
Sugestão apenas. Pelo que entendi, é uma metáfora para uma percepção limitada, ilusória, "fechada". Mas não encontrei uma expressão consagrada e não sou perita no assunto. Portanto é apenas uma sugestão :-)

Daniela de Oliveira
Portugal
Local time: 18:11
Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese
PRO pts in category: 8
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Obrigada, Daniela, desculpe a demora da resposta. Pro meu contexto, acabei usando "mundo em linhas retas". Grata, Cristina
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