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An introduction to the visual system

Author: Martin J Tovée
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A clear, concise, detailed overview of the visual system and how it works.

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Martin J Tovée
ISBN: 0521482909 9780521482905 0521483395 9780521483391
OCLC Number: 33899072
Description: xiv, 202 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. The eye and forming the image --
3. Retinal colour vision --
4. The organisation of the visual system --
5. The primary visual cortex --
6. Visual development: an activity-dependent process --
7. Colour constancy --
8. Object perception and recognition --
9. Face recognition and interpretation --
10. Motion perception --
11. Brain and space --
12. Building the visual image.
Responsibility: Martin J. Tovée.
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