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Images and Artefacts of the Ancient World

Alan K. Bowman and Michael Brady (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197262962
eISBN:
9780191734533
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262962.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Methodology and Techniques

These fifteen chapters explore the ways in which recent developments in imaging, image analysis, and image display and diffusion can be applied to objects of material culture in order to enhance ... More


Functional neuroanatomy of spatial perception, spatial processes and attention

Gabriella Bottini, Eraldo Paulesu, Martina Gandola, and Paola Invernizzi

in The Handbook of Clinical Neuropsychology

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199234110
eISBN:
9780191594250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199234110.003.037
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology, Clinical Psychology

Empirical data from experimental psychology, primate neurophysiology, and neuropsychological observations of brain damaged patients are the primary generators of experimental hypotheses for ... More


Cognition of Structure

Marcus Giaquinto

in The Philosophy of Mathematical Practice

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199296453
eISBN:
9780191711961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296453.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

This chapter investigates the possibility of knowing a structure (an isomorphism type) more directly than as the structure of all models of this or that categorical theory. It starts with grasp of ... More


Development of Biological Motion Processing in Normalcy and Pathology

Marina A. Pavlova

in People Watching: Social, Perceptual, and Neurophysiological Studies of Body Perception

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195393705
eISBN:
9780199979271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393705.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Visual processing of biological motion by living organisms is crucial for adaptive social behavior and nonverbal communication. Investigations of how the perception of body motion operates in ... More


Spatiotemporal priority as a fundamental principle of object persistence

Jonathan I. Flombaum, Brian J. Scholl, and Laurie R. Santos

in The Origins of Object Knowledge

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199216895
eISBN:
9780191696039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216895.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This problem of object persistence has been studied in several disciplines in cognitive science. In this chapter, the authors review the many contexts in which spatiotemporal priority drives ... More


Introduction

Michael Brady and Alan K. Bowman

in Images and Artefacts of the Ancient World

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197262962
eISBN:
9780191734533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262962.003.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Methodology and Techniques

This book is a result of the joint research project on the image enhancement of ancient documents. It brings together researches and projects in such way techniques and results could be discussed in ... More


Visual Cognitive Adventures of Single Neurons in the Human Medial Temporal Lobe

Itzhak Fried

in Single Neuron Studies of the Human Brain: Probing Cognition

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262027205
eISBN:
9780262323994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027205.003.0008
Subject:
Neuroscience, Research and Theory

This chapter summarizes some of the work examining visual cognition through recordings of single neurons in the human medial temporal lobe (MTL). These recordings were performed in patients with ... More


A Computational Theory of the Mental Imagery Medium

Steven Pinker

in Language, Cognition, and Human Nature

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199328741
eISBN:
9780199369355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199328741.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

Does it make sense to think of a mental image as a picture in the head? And if it does, how are three-dimensional objects and scenes represented in mental “pictures”? This chapter suggests that these ... More


Applications and Future Directions

Zhong-Lin Lu and Barbara Dosher

in Visual Psychophysics: From Laboratory to Theory

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019453
eISBN:
9780262314930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019453.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Vision

The goal of this book is to enable the reader to become a practicing psychophysics researcher. This book takes an integrated theoretical approach to understanding perceptual systems and human ... More


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


The Current Scene

Moshe Bar

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/9780262027854.003.0016
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

This chapter provides a brief background of the book, the collective contributions of modern pioneers of visual cognition. The book covers topics from spatial vision to the study of context, from ... More


fMRI Adaptation: A Tool for Studying Visual Representations in the Primate Brain

Zoe Kourtzi and Kalanit Grill-Spector

in Fitting the Mind to the World: Adaptation and After-Effects in High-Level Vision

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198529699
eISBN:
9780191689697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198529699.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter describes how adaptation over short time frames (seconds) can be combined with brain imaging to study visual representations in the primate brain. The fMRI-adaptation approach, developed ... More


When Does Human Object Recognition Use a Viewer-Centered Reference Frame?

Michael Tarr

in Language, Cognition, and Human Nature

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199328741
eISBN:
9780199369355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199328741.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

How do people recognize an object in different orientations? One theory is that the visual system describes the object relative to a reference frame centered on the object, resulting in a ... More


Language, Cognition, and Human Nature

Steven Pinker

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199328741
eISBN:
9780199369355
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199328741.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

Steven Pinker’s books and essays on language, mind, and human nature that have reached a wide global audience. But his articles in the scholarly literature have also been influential and readable. ... More


Monograms, Early Christians, and Late Antique Culture

Ildar Garipzanov

in Graphic Signs of Authority in Late Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages, 300-900

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198815013
eISBN:
9780191852848
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198815013.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, Historiography

This chapter surveys the origins of monograms in the Hellenistic world and their early usage in republican and early imperial Rome, and continues with a general overview of quantitative and ... More


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