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The Oxford Compendium of Visual Illusions

The Oxford Compendium of Visual Illusions

Arthur G. Shapiro and Dejan Todorovic (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780199794607
eISBN:
9780190654795
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794607.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Vision

Visual illusions cut across academic divides and popular interests: on the one hand, illusions provide entertainment as curious tricks of the eye; on the other hand, scientific research related to ... More

Vision and the Visual System

Vision and the Visual System

Peter H. Schiller and Edward J. Tehovnik

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780199936533
eISBN:
9780190258054
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199936533.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Vision

This book provides the essential facts about how visual information is processed in the brain. The book has 16 chapters. Chapter 1 provides basic information about the methods that are used by ... More

The Visual (Un)Conscious and Its (Dis)ContentsA microtemporal approach

The Visual (Un)Conscious and Its (Dis)Contents: A microtemporal approach

Bruno G. Breitmeyer

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780198712237
eISBN:
9780191794209
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198712237.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Vision

The book covers the types and stages of nonconscious and conscious visual processing that have been investigated in psychophysical and brain-recording research using methods allowing microtemporal ... More

Making a Machine That Sees Like Us

Making a Machine That Sees Like Us

Zygmunt Pizlo, Yunfeng Li, Tadamasa Sawada, and Robert M. Steinman

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199922543
eISBN:
9780190228385
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199922543.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Vision

This book explains why and how our visual perceptions are veridical; how they can provide us with an accurate representation of the world “out there.” It explains how this computationally difficult ... More

Galileo's VisionsPiercing the spheres of the heavens by eye and mind

Galileo's Visions: Piercing the spheres of the heavens by eye and mind

Marco Piccolino and Nicholas J. Wade

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199554355
eISBN:
9780191766978
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199554355.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Vision

The central aim of this book is to analyse the scientific and philosophical work of Galileo Galilei from the particular viewpoint of his approach to the senses (and especially vision) as a way for ... More

Sight UnseenAn Exploration of Conscious and Unconscious Vision

Sight Unseen: An Exploration of Conscious and Unconscious Vision

Melvyn Goodale and David Milner

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199596966
eISBN:
9780191753008
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199596966.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Vision

Vision, more than any other sense, dominates our mental life. Our conscious visual experience of the world is so rich and detailed that we can hardly distinguish it from the real thing. But as ... More

Visual ExperienceSensation, Cognition, and Constancy

Visual Experience: Sensation, Cognition, and Constancy

Gary Hatfield and Sarah Allred (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199597277
eISBN:
9780191741883
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199597277.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Vision

Seeing happens effortlessly and yet is endlessly complex. Among the most fascinating aspects of visual perception is its stability and constancy. As we shift our gaze or move about the world, the ... More

Perceiving in DepthVolume 1 Basic Mechanisms

Perceiving in Depth: Volume 1 Basic Mechanisms

Ian P. Howard

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199764143
eISBN:
9780199949359
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199764143.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Vision, Cognitive Psychology

These three volumes provide the only detailed review of all aspects of perceiving the three-dimensional world. They deal with all the senses involved in depth perception, although the visual system ... More

Perceiving in DepthVolume 2 Stereoscopic Vision

Perceiving in Depth: Volume 2 Stereoscopic Vision

Ian P. Howard and Brian J. Rogers

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199764150
eISBN:
9780199949366
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199764150.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Vision, Cognitive Psychology

Volume 2 deals with stereoscopic vision in cats, monkeys and humans. It starts with a review of physiological mechanisms of stereoscopic vision. Stereoscopic vision depends on inputs from the two ... More

Perceiving in DepthVolume 3 Other Mechanisms of Depth Perception

Perceiving in Depth: Volume 3 Other Mechanisms of Depth Perception

Ian P. Howard

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199764167
eISBN:
9780199949373
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199764167.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Vision, Cognitive Psychology

This volume deals with all depth-perception mechanisms other than stereoscopic vision. It first deals with the visual depth cues of accommodation, vergence eye movements, perspective, interposition, ... More

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