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Visual Memory for Natural Scenes

Andrew Hollingworth

in Visual Memory

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195305487
eISBN:
9780199894260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305487.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter reviews research examining visual memory for complex, natural environments. It is divided into two main sections. The first concerns the use of visual memory to construct online ... More


Christology and Coptic Art: Images of the Incarnation on Egyptian Bodies and Monuments

Stephen J. Davis

in Coptic Christology in Practice: Incarnation and Divine Participation in Late Antique and Medieval Egypt

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199258628
eISBN:
9780191718052
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199258628.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Human bodies were contested commodities in the ancient church, Early Christian writers frequently wrangled over the ethical implications of dress and bodily adornment, and sought to regiment various ... More


Creative Combination of Representations: Scientific Discovery and Technological Invention

Paul Thagard

in Psychology of Science: Implicit and Explicit Processes

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199753628
eISBN:
9780199950027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199753628.003.0016
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter describes two studies that help evaluate the combinatorial conjecture that all creativity results from combinations of mental representations. The first study examines 100 examples of ... More


Scene Perception: What We Can Learn from Visual Integration and Change Detection

Daniel J. Simons, Stephen R. Mitroff, and Steven L. Franconeri

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/9780195313659.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Much of perception does not require that information be preserved from one view to the next. This chapter’s review of the visual-integration and change-detection literature suggests that precise and ... More


Representations of the visual world

Michael F. Land and Benjamin W. Tatler

in Looking and Acting: Vision and eye movements in natural behaviour

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198570943
eISBN:
9780191693878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198570943.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter covers the representation of the visual world in the mind. It specifically examines the nature and content of these representations. It then addresses how they may relate to the roles of ... More


Looking and Acting: Vision and eye movements in natural behaviour

Michael Land and Benjamin Tatler

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198570943
eISBN:
9780191693878
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198570943.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

The cooperative action of different regions of human brains gives an amazing capacity to perform activities as diverse as playing the piano and hitting a tennis ball. Somehow, without conscious ... More


Spatial Prepositions, Spatial Templates, and ‘Semantic’ versus ‘Pragmatic’ Visual Representations

KENNY COVENTRY

in Representing Direction in Language and Space

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199260195
eISBN:
9780191717345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199260195.003.0013
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

This chapter argues that an account of the use and comprehension of spatial prepositions is likely to involve at least two dimensions, one geometric and one extra-geometric. The nature of frame of ... More


Introduction

Kathleen A. Akins

in Perception

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195084627
eISBN:
9780199847167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195084627.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

The book details several well-argued theories aiming to explain how the full, cohesive vista of human vision and perception is possible. The main query is broken down into several parts. The first ... More


Aftereffects Reveal That Adaptive Face-Coding Mechanisms Are Selective for Race and Sex

Gillian Rhodes and Emma Jaquet

in The Science of Social Vision

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195333176
eISBN:
9780199864324
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333176.003.0021
Subject:
Psychology, Vision, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter uses face aftereffects to examine the role of adaptive mechanisms in forming visual representations of faces. It argues that such mechanisms may underlie our remarkable ability to ... 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


On the Function of Visual Representation

Ballard Dana H.

in Perception

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195084627
eISBN:
9780199847167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195084627.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

The advent of the computer age enabled significant developments in the study of visual representation, particularly in the emergence of computational theories which are able to make sense of the ... More


Lewis on What Distinguishes Perception from Hallucination

Brian P. Mclaughlin

in Perception

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195084627
eISBN:
9780199847167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195084627.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

The chapter details Lewis's ideas on perception, the capacity to see, and hallucinations. The chapter also provides counterarguments and commentaries on identified weaknesses of this work. The ... More


Depicting Virtue and Majesty

Kevin Sharpe

in Image Wars: Kings and Commonwealths in England, 1603-1660

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300162004
eISBN:
9780300164909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300162004.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter describes the virtue and majesty of Charles I in England. The image of Charles has passed into history as a visual representation, of a king powerfully present on the canvases of Anthony ... More


The Visible Order of Student Lecture Notebooks

Susanna Berger

in The Art of Philosophy: Visual Thinking in Europe from the Late Renaissance to the Early Enlightenment

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691172279
eISBN:
9781400885121
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691172279.003.0003
Subject:
Art, Art History

This chapter turns to the functions of images integrated into manuscript sources. It presents the first analysis of the visual representations in the Paris philosophy notebooks. It demonstrates how ... More


Visual Thinking in Logic Notebooks and <i>Alba amicorum</i>

Susanna Berger

in The Art of Philosophy: Visual Thinking in Europe from the Late Renaissance to the Early Enlightenment

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691172279
eISBN:
9781400885121
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691172279.003.0004
Subject:
Art, Art History

This chapter turns to the notebooks of seventeenth- and eighteenth-century students of logic in Paris and Leuven to demonstrate further the ways in which visual representations, including diagrams of ... More


The Generation of Art as the Generation of Philosophy

Susanna Berger

in The Art of Philosophy: Visual Thinking in Europe from the Late Renaissance to the Early Enlightenment

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691172279
eISBN:
9781400885121
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691172279.003.0005
Subject:
Art, Art History

This chapter studies how early modern thinkers understood the connection between the generation of art and the generation of philosophical understanding. It argues that in this period, the generation ... More


By Casta, Color Wheel, and Computer Graphics: Visual Representations of Racially Mixed People

Greg Carter

in Race and the Obama Phenomenon: The Vision of a More Perfect Multiracial Union

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781628460216
eISBN:
9781626740426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628460216.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

Today, visual representations of racially mixed people reflect a general level of acceptance greater than past periods in US history. Marketing and casting executives use ambiguous-appearing bodies ... More


Apin’s Cabinet of Printed Curiosities

Susanna Berger

in The Art of Philosophy: Visual Thinking in Europe from the Late Renaissance to the Early Enlightenment

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691172279
eISBN:
9781400885121
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691172279.003.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

This chapter explores the ways in which visual representations both succeeded and failed as instruments of knowledge. It opens with an account of a dissertation about methods of learning with ... More


Information Theory and Perception: The Role of Constraints, and What Do We Maximize Information About?

Roland Baddeley, Benjamin Vincent, and David Attewell

in Information and Living Systems: Philosophical and Scientific Perspectives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262201742
eISBN:
9780262295246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262201742.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This chapter begins with a brief description of some pertinent properties of early vision. Human and nonhuman primates are highly visual animals; one important step in understanding how their brains ... More


. The Politics of Bushman Representations

Pippa Skotnes

in Images and Empires: Visuality in Colonial and Postcolonial Africa

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520229488
eISBN:
9780520927292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520229488.003.0011
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter examines the political aspects of the visual representations of South African Bushmen. It describes three episodes in the history of these visual representations. These are the creation ... More


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