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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


Introduction

Ian P. Howard and Brian J. Rogers

in Seeing in Depth: Volume 1: Basic Mechanics/ Volume 2: Depth Perception 2-Volume Set

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195367607
eISBN:
9780199867264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367607.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology

This introductory chapter begins with an overview of the chapters in these two volumes. Volume I deals with the basic visual mechanisms used in depth perception. Volume II deals with the perception ... More


Development of visual functions

Ian P. Howard and Brian J. Rogers

in Seeing in Depth: Volume 1: Basic Mechanics/ Volume 2: Depth Perception 2-Volume Set

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195367607
eISBN:
9780199867264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367607.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter reviews the development of visual functions, with an emphasis on the development of depth perception. The discussions cover the development of basic functions; the growth of the ... More


Three-Dimensional Patterns

Russell L. De Valois and Karen K. De Valois

in Spatial Vision

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195066579
eISBN:
9780199872220
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195066579.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

We live in a three-dimensional world, yet the image of that three-dimensional world is mapped onto our two-dimensional retinae. One of the oldest and most enduring questions regarding spatial vision ... More


Final Word

Ian P. Howard

in Perceiving in Depth: Volume 3 Other Mechanisms of Depth Perception

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199764167
eISBN:
9780199949373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199764167.003.0291
Subject:
Psychology, Vision, Cognitive Psychology

This brief chapter reviews the topics discussed in all three volumes.


The Computational Period

Alan Gilchrist

in Seeing Black and White

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195187168
eISBN:
9780199786725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195187168.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

The end of the 1960s marked a new era in lightness perception. The shift from a contrast approach to a computational approach was part of a larger change taking place in psychology, a change that ... More


Visual Depth Perception in the Animal Kingdom

Ian P. Howard

in Perceiving in Depth: Volume 3 Other Mechanisms of Depth Perception

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199764167
eISBN:
9780199949373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199764167.003.0231
Subject:
Psychology, Vision, Cognitive Psychology

Some insight into how depth-detection systems evolved may be gained by studying mechanisms of depth perception in the animal kingdom, from insects to mammals. Most of our knowledge about visual depth ... More


Seeing in Depth: Volume 1: Basic Mechanics/ Volume 2: Depth Perception 2-Volume Set

Ian P. Howard and Brian J. Rogers

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195367607
eISBN:
9780199867264
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367607.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology

The two volumes in this book contain a survey of knowledge about the visual perception of the three-dimensional visual world. The primary interest is biological vision. Machine vision and ... More


The Gestalt Period

Alan Gilchrist

in Seeing Black and White

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195187168
eISBN:
9780199786725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195187168.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

The third period of lightness theory saw the arrival of the Gestalt psychologists, with their penetrating insights and dramatic experiments. Rejecting the clumsy two-stage conception of raw ... More


Pathology of binocular vision

Ian P. Howard and Brian J. Rogers

in Seeing in Depth: Volume 1: Basic Mechanics/ Volume 2: Depth Perception 2-Volume Set

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195367607
eISBN:
9780199867264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367607.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology

Much can be learned about the visual system by studying clinical defects and abnormalities. This chapter reviews defects of depth perception that result from brain damage or genetic defects such as ... More


Development of perceptual functions

Ian P. Howard

in Perceiving in Depth: Volume 1 Basic Mechanisms

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199764143
eISBN:
9780199949359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199764143.003.0227
Subject:
Psychology, Vision, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter deals with the development of visual perception and auditory localization in human infants. It starts with a review of the development of general visual functions, including visual ... More


Psychophysics and analysis

Ian P. Howard and Brian J. Rogers

in Seeing in Depth: Volume 1: Basic Mechanics/ Volume 2: Depth Perception 2-Volume Set

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195367607
eISBN:
9780199867264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367607.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology

Many psychophysical and analytic procedures have been used to investigate the visual perception of depth. This chapter provides a general introduction to these procedures. Topics discussed include ... More


Introduction

Ian P. Howard

in Perceiving in Depth: Volume 1 Basic Mechanisms

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199764143
eISBN:
9780199949359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199764143.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Vision, Cognitive Psychology

This short chapter outlines the topics discussed in each of the three volumes. It introduces some basic terms, explains the indexes, and provides a list of general references on the subject of depth ... More


Seeing in depth in different species

Ian P. Howard and Brian J. Rogers

in Seeing in Depth: Volume 1: Basic Mechanics/ Volume 2: Depth Perception 2-Volume Set

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195367607
eISBN:
9780199867264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367607.003.0014
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter discusses depth vision in animals other than cats and primates. These include invertebrates, fish, amphibian, reptiles, birds, and mammals.


The Classic Period

Alan Gilchrist

in Seeing Black and White

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195187168
eISBN:
9780199786725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195187168.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

Prior to the 19th century one can find references to the problem of lightness and color constancy, but no sustained experimental program. Most notable in this regard are the insightful writings of ... More


Functional onset of specific cortical modules

Janette Atkinson

in The Developing Visual Brain

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198525998
eISBN:
9780191712395
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198525998.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter discusses research results, mainly from the author's research team, providing evidence for the first stages of the neurobiological model, showing sequential onset of different selective ... More


Perception

Elizabeth Akins (ed.)

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195084627
eISBN:
9780199847167
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195084627.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Vancouver Studies in Cognitive Science is an interdisciplinary series bringing together topics of interest to psychologists, philosophers, cognitive scientists, and linguists. Each volume is based on ... More


Grouping and Segmentation of Visual Objects by Baboons (Papio papio) and Humans (Homo sapiens)

Joël Fagot and Isabelle Barbet

in Comparative Cognition: Experimental Explorations of Animal Intelligence

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195377804
eISBN:
9780199848461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377804.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter discusses the results of a series of experiments aimed at investigating visual-information processing in baboons. Two lines of ... More


Convergence as a Function of Chromatic Contrast: A Possible Contributor to Depth Perception?

Galina V. Paramei and Wolfgang Jaschinski

in Normal and Defective Colour Vision

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780198525301
eISBN:
9780191584947
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198525301.003.0018
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter addresses the question of whether vergence — an oculomotor component of binocular vision — is related to the variation of chromatic information in stimuli, thereby contributing to ... More


Perception

Lenn E. Goodman and D. Gregory Caramenico

in Coming to Mind: The Soul and Its Body

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226061061
eISBN:
9780226061238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226061238.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Reductive accounts of the soul took root in ancient and early modern notions that perception is passive, ultimately a matter of mechanical impacts on our sense organs that somehow become signals, ... More


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