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Blind VisionThe Neuroscience of Visual Impairment

Blind Vision: The Neuroscience of Visual Impairment

Zaira Cattaneo and Tomaso Vecchi

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015035
eISBN:
9780262295819
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015035.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Vision

Can a blind person see? The very idea seems paradoxical. And yet, if we conceive of “seeing” as the ability to generate internal mental representations that may contain visual details, the idea of ... More

Colour PerceptionMind and the physical world

Colour Perception: Mind and the physical world

Rainer Mausfeld and Dieter Heyer (eds)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198505006
eISBN:
9780191686764
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198505006.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Vision

Colour has long been a source of fascination to both scientists and philosophers. In one sense, colours are in the mind of the beholder, in another sense they belong to the external world. Colours ... More

Computational Neuroscience of Vision

Computational Neuroscience of Vision

Edmund Rolls and Gustavo Deco

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198524885
eISBN:
9780191689277
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198524885.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Vision

This book presents the highly complex subject of vision, focusing on the visual information processing and computational operations in the visual system that lead to representations of objects in the ... More

A Computational Perspective on Visual Attention

A Computational Perspective on Visual Attention

John K. Tsotsos

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015417
eISBN:
9780262295420
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015417.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Vision

Although William James declared in 1890, “Everyone knows what attention is,” today, there are many different and sometimes opposing views on the subject. This fragmented theoretical landscape may ... More

Dynamic FacesInsights from Experiments and Computation

Dynamic Faces: Insights from Experiments and Computation

Cristobal Curio, Heinrich H. Bulthoff, and Martin A. Giese (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014533
eISBN:
9780262289313
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014533.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Vision

The recognition of faces is a fundamental visual function that is important for social interaction and communication. Scientific interest in facial recognition has increased dramatically over the ... 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

Infant Perception and CognitionRecent Advances, Emerging Theories, and Future Directions

Infant Perception and Cognition: Recent Advances, Emerging Theories, and Future Directions

Lisa Oakes, Cara Cashon, Marianella Casasola, and David Rakison (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195366709
eISBN:
9780199863969
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195366709.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Vision

The cognitive revolution in the 1950s and 1960s led researchers to view the human mind like a computer—an information-processing system that encodes, represents, and stores information and is ... 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

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

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

Perceptual ExpertiseBridging Brain and Behavior

Perceptual Expertise: Bridging Brain and Behavior

Isabel Gauthier, Michael Tarr, and Daniel Bub (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195309607
eISBN:
9780199865291
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195309607.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Vision

This book surveys the study of perceptual expertise in visual object recognition, introducing a variety of questions, research findings, and extant issues that have emerged from recent studies of ... More

The Science of Social Vision

The Science of Social Vision

Reginald B. Adams, Nalini Ambady, Ken Nakayama, and Shinsuke Shimojo (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195333176
eISBN:
9780199864324
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333176.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Vision, Cognitive Neuroscience

The human visual system is particularly attuned to and remarkably efficient at processing social cues. We can effectively “read” others' mental and emotional states and make snap judgments about ... 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

VisionA Computational Investigation into the Human Representation and Processing of Visual Information

Vision: A Computational Investigation into the Human Representation and Processing of Visual Information

David Marr

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262514620
eISBN:
9780262289610
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262514620.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Vision

This posthumously published book (1982), which influenced a generation of brain and cognitive scientists, inspiring many to enter the field, describes a general framework for understanding visual ... 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

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

Visual PsychophysicsFrom Laboratory to Theory

Visual Psychophysics: From Laboratory to Theory

Zhong-Lin Lu and Barbara Dosher

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019453
eISBN:
9780262314930
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019453.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Vision

Vision is one of the most active areas in biomedical research, and visual psychophysical techniques are a foundational methodology for this research enterprise. Visual psychophysics, which studies ... More

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