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Active Vision: The Psychology of Looking and Seeing

John M Findlay and Iain D Gilchrist

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198524793
eISBN:
9780191711817
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198524793.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

More than one third of the human brain is devoted to the processes of seeing — vision is after all the main way in which we gather information about the world. But human vision is a dynamic process ... More


NATURAL SCENES AND ACTIVITIES

John M. Findlay

in Active Vision: The Psychology of Looking and Seeing

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198524793
eISBN:
9780191711817
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198524793.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter is concerned with eye movements while viewing natural scenes and engaging in visual activities. It starts with a discussion of early descriptive studies of picture scanning. The concept ... More


Semantic effects on object selection in real-world scene perception

Peter De Graef

in Cognitive Processes in Eye Guidance

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198566816
eISBN:
9780191693618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198566816.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

When trying to predict where the eyes will go next in the free exploration of real-world scenes, recent models have focused on the analysis of visual stimulus properties in order to compute the ... More


Introduction: Analytic and Holistic Processing—The View Through Different Lenses

Mary A. Peterson and Gillian Rhodes

in Perception of Faces, Objects, and Scenes: Analytic and Holistic Processes

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195313659
eISBN:
9780199848058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195313659.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

People readily recognize the faces of friends and the objects around them. They do so effortlessly, but these cannot just be part of a simple task for the visual system. Faces are all extremely ... More


Neural Systems for Visual Scene Recognition

Russell A. Epstein

in Scene Vision: Making Sense of What We See

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262027854
eISBN:
9780262319898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027854.003.0006
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

This chapter describes the neural systems involved in the perception and recognition of scenes, particularly the PPA, a region in the brain that plays an important role in scene processing. Besides ... More


Distributed Attention and its Implication for Visual Perception

Karla K. Evans and Sang Chul Chong

in From Perception to Consciousness: Searching with Anne Treisman

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199734337
eISBN:
9780190255855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199734337.003.0026
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter comments on Anne Treisman's 2006 paper How the deployment of attention determines what we see, published in Visual Cognition. Treisman reviews the evidence from some research on focused ... More


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


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