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Visual perception : an introduction

Author: Nicholas Wade; Michael Swanston
Publisher: Hove ; Philadelphia : Psychology Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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The book covers the perception of location, motion and object recognition. The machinery of vision is also described. The book places the study of vision in its historical context as our ideas have been shaped by art, optics, biology and philosophy.
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Wade, Nicholas.
Visual perception.
Hove ; Philadelphia : Psychology Press, 2001
(DLC) 2001016093
(OCoLC)45750246
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nicholas Wade; Michael Swanston
ISBN: 0585448841 9780585448848 1841692034 9781841692036 1841692042 9781841692043 0203496310 9780203496312 9786610406470 6610406472
OCLC Number: 52415590
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 292 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Book Cover; Title; Contents; Preface to first edition; Preface to second edition; Understanding visual perception; The heritage; Light and the eye; Location; Motion; Recognition; Representations and vision; Summary and conclusions; References; Name index; Subject index.
Responsibility: Nicholas J. Wade and Michael T. Swanston.

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