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The science of illusions

Author: Jacques Ninio
Publisher: Ithaca : Cornell University Press, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Jacques Ninio, an international authority on visual perception, here explores the fascinating world of illusions. His book features a stunning array of illustrations including many images seldom seen  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jacques Ninio
ISBN: 0801437709 9780801437700
OCLC Number: 869017676
Notes: Trad. de: La science des illusions.
Description: 211 p., [8] p. de pl. : ill. ; 21 cm
Contents: Inventory --
A brief history of illusions --
One illusion hides another --
Classifications --
Limits --
Contrasts --
Segregations, fusions --
Completions, creations --
Adaptations --
Constancies --
Reference points --
Arbitrations --
Illusions and culture --
Illusionism --
Artifice and convention --
Illusions of the memory and the mind.
Other Titles: Science des illusions. Anglais
Responsibility: Jacques Ninio ; translated by Franklin Philip.

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"No other book has ever made me say 'Wow!' or 'Hmmm' so many times."-Will Shortz, Crossword Editor, The New York Times "Clearly and engagingly written, The Science of Illusions advances human Read more...

 
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