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The nature of visual illusion

Author: Mark B Fineman
Publisher: Mineola, N.Y. : Dover Publications, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An illustrated study that explores the psychology and physiology of vision, covering the topics of light and color, motion receptors, the illusion of movement, kinetic art, size perception, eye movement, phantoms of the visual system, and other related subjects.
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Genre/Form: Problems and exercises
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark B Fineman
ISBN: 0486291057 9780486291055
OCLC Number: 34473706
Notes: Originally published: The inquisitive eye. New York : Oxford University Press, 1981.
Description: 171 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: A light and color primer --
The minimum case for vision --
Completion: phantoms of the visual system --
Motion receptors --
The illusion of movement --
The wagon wheel effect --
Motion perception: learned or innate? --
Kinetic art --
More kinetic depth --
Leonardo's window --
The size problem --
Two eyes are better than one --
Pulfrich's amazing pendulum --
The anamorphic puzzle --
The probability of form --
The restless eye --
Bands, grids, and gratings --
Color curiosities --
Poggendorf's illusion.
Other Titles: Inquisitive eye
Responsibility: Mark Fineman.
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An illustrated study that explores the psychology and physiology of vision, covering the topics of light and color, motion receptors, the illusion of movement, kinetic art, size perception, eye movement, phantoms of the visual system, and other related subjects.

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