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Blind VisionThe Neuroscience of Visual Impairment

Blind Vision: The Neuroscience of Visual Impairment

Zaira Cattaneo and Tomaso Vecchi

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015035
eISBN:
9780262295819
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015035.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Vision

Can a blind person see? The very idea seems paradoxical. And yet, if we conceive of “seeing” as the ability to generate internal mental representations that may contain visual details, the idea of ... More

Colour PerceptionMind and the physical world

Colour Perception: Mind and the physical world

Rainer Mausfeld and Dieter Heyer (eds)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198505006
eISBN:
9780191686764
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198505006.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Vision

Colour has long been a source of fascination to both scientists and philosophers. In one sense, colours are in the mind of the beholder, in another sense they belong to the external world. Colours ... More

Computational Neuroscience of Vision

Computational Neuroscience of Vision

Edmund Rolls and Gustavo Deco

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198524885
eISBN:
9780191689277
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198524885.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Vision

This book presents the highly complex subject of vision, focusing on the visual information processing and computational operations in the visual system that lead to representations of objects in the ... More

A Computational Perspective on Visual Attention

A Computational Perspective on Visual Attention

John K. Tsotsos

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015417
eISBN:
9780262295420
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015417.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Vision

Although William James declared in 1890, “Everyone knows what attention is,” today, there are many different and sometimes opposing views on the subject. This fragmented theoretical landscape may ... More

Dynamic FacesInsights from Experiments and Computation

Dynamic Faces: Insights from Experiments and Computation

Cristobal Curio, Heinrich H. Bulthoff, and Martin A. Giese (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014533
eISBN:
9780262289313
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014533.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Vision

The recognition of faces is a fundamental visual function that is important for social interaction and communication. Scientific interest in facial recognition has increased dramatically over the ... More

Galileo's VisionsPiercing the spheres of the heavens by eye and mind

Galileo's Visions: Piercing the spheres of the heavens by eye and mind

Marco Piccolino and Nicholas J. Wade

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199554355
eISBN:
9780191766978
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199554355.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Vision

The central aim of this book is to analyse the scientific and philosophical work of Galileo Galilei from the particular viewpoint of his approach to the senses (and especially vision) as a way for ... More

Infant Perception and CognitionRecent Advances, Emerging Theories, and Future Directions

Infant Perception and Cognition: Recent Advances, Emerging Theories, and Future Directions

Lisa Oakes, Cara Cashon, Marianella Casasola, and David Rakison (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195366709
eISBN:
9780199863969
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195366709.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Vision

The cognitive revolution in the 1950s and 1960s led researchers to view the human mind like a computer—an information-processing system that encodes, represents, and stores information and is ... More

Making a Machine That Sees Like Us

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

Perceiving in DepthVolume 1 Basic Mechanisms

Perceiving in Depth: Volume 1 Basic Mechanisms

Ian P. Howard

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199764143
eISBN:
9780199949359
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199764143.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Vision, Cognitive Psychology

These three volumes provide the only detailed review of all aspects of perceiving the three-dimensional world. They deal with all the senses involved in depth perception, although the visual system ... More

Perceiving in DepthVolume 2 Stereoscopic Vision

Perceiving in Depth: Volume 2 Stereoscopic Vision

Ian P. Howard and Brian J. Rogers

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199764150
eISBN:
9780199949366
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199764150.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Vision, Cognitive Psychology

Volume 2 deals with stereoscopic vision in cats, monkeys and humans. It starts with a review of physiological mechanisms of stereoscopic vision. Stereoscopic vision depends on inputs from the two ... More

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