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The perception of the visual world.

Author: James J Gibson
Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin [©1950]
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Gibson, James Jerome, 1904-1980.
Perception of the visual world.
Boston, Houghton Mifflin [©1950]
(OCoLC)598552443
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James J Gibson
OCLC Number: 560396
Description: xii, 235 pages illustrations
Contents: Why do things look as they do? --
Theories of perception --
The visual field and the visual world --
The formation of retinal images --
A psychophysical theory of perception --
The stimulus variables for visual depth and distance --
momentary stimulation --
The stimulus variables for visual depth and distance --
the active observer --
The problem of the stable and boundless visual world --
The constant sizes and shapes of things --
Geometrical space and form --
Meaning --
Learning --
Spatial perception and spatial behavior.

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