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Eye and Brain: The Psychology of Seeing

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By: Richard L Gregory

277 pages, Col plates, b/w photos, figs

Oxford University Press

Paperback | Oct 1997 | Edition: 5 | #76807 | ISBN: 0198524129
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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.

This book is essential reading for researchers of lighting and visual perception ... I strongly expect they will find it an interesting read, and may even find inspiration for new ideas. Lighting, Research and Technology It could hardly be better done. The author has managed to explain very complex matters with exemplary lucidity.. The Economist It is quite the best introduction to the psychology and physiology of perception that I have ever come across. For anyone interested in this fascinating topic, be they intelligent layman, university student, or smart sixth-former, I can hardly recommend it too strongly. Discovery


1. Pre-text; 2. Visions of vision; 3. Light on light; 4. Brain; 5. Seeing brightness; 6. Seeing movement; 7. Seeing colours; 8. Learning to see; 9. Realities of art; 10. Phenomenal phenomena; 11. Speculations

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