Are your eyes and brain forcing you to conform?Esther Inglis-Arkell1/11/13 7:00pm40EditPromoteGo to permalinkQuick! Draw a coffee cup. Or sketch a dog. Or a car. Chances are, if you ask someone else to draw the same object, they'll sketch it from the same angle you do. This is called canonical perspective, and it has an effect on everything from your mental image catalog to the icons on your computer right now.