Since the publication of the first edition in 1966, "Eye and brain" has established itself as an important introduction to the basic phenomena of visual perception. Although successive editions have incorporated new discoveries and ideas, this edition has been completely revised and updated, with the addition of more than 30 illustrations. The phenomena of illusion continues to be a major theme in the book, which attempts to provide a comprehensive classification systems. There are also sections on what babies see and how they learn to see, on motion perceptions, and tanatalising glimpses of the relationship between vision and consciousness, and the impact of new brain imaging techniques. In addition, the presentation of the text and illustrations has been improved by the larger format and page design. This book is intended for students and reseachers in visual perception in particular, psychology and neuroscience generally and the interested lay reader.
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Since the publication of the first edition in 1966, Eye and Brain has established itself worldwide as an essential introduction to the basic phenomena of visual perception. Richard Gregory offers clear explanations of how we see brightness, movement, color, and objects, and he explores the phenomena of visual illusions to establish principles about how perception normally works and why it sometimes fails.
Illusion continues to be a major theme in the book, which provides a comprehensive classification system. There are also sections on what babies see and how they learn to see, on motion perception, the relationship between vision and consciousness, and on the impact of new brain imaging techniques.Product Description:
"Eye and Brain" has established itself worldwide as the essential work on the basic phenomena of visual perception. This new edition has been completely revised and updated to take into account the most recent advances in research into perception. Over 30 additional illustrations, together with a clearer design and larger format, will ensure "Eye and Brain" maintains its popularity, for both student and general reader alike.
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Descripción Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1977. Estado de conservación: Poor. This book has hardback covers. Ex-library, With usual stamps and markings, In poor condition, suitable as a reading copy. No dust jacket. Nº de ref. de la librería 3326401