Since the publication of the first edition in 1966, "Eye and brain" has established itself as an important introduction to the basic phenomena of visual perception. Although successive editions have incorporated new discoveries and ideas, this edition has been completely revised and updated, with the addition of more than 30 illustrations. The phenomena of illusion continues to be a major theme in the book, which attempts to provide a comprehensive classification systems. There are also sections on what babies see and how they learn to see, on motion perceptions, and tanatalising glimpses of the relationship between vision and consciousness, and the impact of new brain imaging techniques. In addition, the presentation of the text and illustrations has been improved by the larger format and page design. This book is intended for students and reseachers in visual perception in particular, psychology and neuroscience generally and the interested lay reader.
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"Eye and Brain" has established itself worldwide as the essential work on the basic phenomena of visual perception. This new edition has been completely revised and updated to take into account the most recent advances in research into perception. Over 30 additional illustrations, together with a clearer design and larger format, will ensure "Eye and Brain" maintains its popularity, for both student and general reader alike.About the Author:
Richard Gregory is Emeritus Professor of Neuropsychology and former Director of the Brain and Perception Laboratory at the University of Bristol. He has carried out experiments on many aspects of perception described in this book and is the inventor of several optical instruments. He is also an FRS and an international personality in the media and public lecture circuit. He is a prolific author as well as an eminent scientist.
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Book Description McGraw-Hill, 1973. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0070246602