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Gregory, R. L. (Richard Langton)

Overview
Works: 222 works in 727 publications in 11 languages and 19,171 library holdings
Genres: Dictionaries  History  Drama  Juvenile works  Poetry  Documentary television programs  Parodies, imitations, etc  Interviews  Science television programs 
Roles: Author, Editor, Director, Author of introduction
Classifications: BF241, 128.2
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by R. L Gregory
The Oxford companion to the mind by R. L Gregory( Book )
73 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 5,075 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The long-awaited second edition to the highly acclaimed and immensely successful Oxford Companion to the Mind includes 900 articles on every aspect of the brain and consciousness and over 300 contributors from the worldʼs leading scholars. Cultural as well as scientific in its approach, it combines authoritative description and analysis with lightness, wit, and a personal touch. New entries include artificial life, attachment theory, caffeine, conjuring, cruelty, drama, extra-terrestrial intelligence, face-to-face communication, genetics of mental illness, imagination, lying, puzzles and twins It features three new mini symposia - on consciousness, brain imaging, and artificial intelligence - with contributions from a range of specialists, representing the variety of approaches to these major subjects in a balanced but lively and personal way Includes Roger Penrose and Steven Rose on consciousness; Beryl Bainbridge on construction of fiction; Raj Persaud on depression; Richard Gregory on facial expression, illusions of vision and consciousness, Ted Honderich on free will and Noam Chomsky on language. New to this edition: three new mini symposia - on consciousness, brain imaging, and artificial intelligence - with contributions from a range of specialists, representing the variety of approaches to these major subjects in a balanced but lively and personal way
Eye and brain; the psychology of seeing by R. L Gregory( Book )
191 editions published between 1965 and 2007 in 10 languages and held by 4,061 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Since the publication of the first edition in 1966, Eye and Brain has established itself worldwide as an essential introduction to the basic phenomena of visual perception. In this book, Gregory offers clear explanations of how we see brightness, movement, color, and objects, and he explores the phenomena of visual illusions to establish principles about how perception normally works and why it sometimes fails. Although successive editions have incorporated new discoveries and ideas, this is the first time that Richard Gregory has completely revised and updated the text, adding more than thirty new illustrations. The phenomena of illusion continue to be a major theme in the book, in which the author makes a new attempt to provide a comprehensive classification system. There are also new sections on what babies see and how they learn to see, on motion perception, and tantalizing glimpses of the relationship between vision and consciousness and of the impact of new brain imaging techniques. In addition, the presentation of the text and illustrations has been improved by the larger format and new page design. The thousands of readers of the previous editions of Eye and Brain will find this new revised edition even more attractive and enthralling. -- Back cover
The intelligent eye by R. L Gregory( Book )
29 editions published between 1970 and 1980 in 3 languages and held by 1,301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Illusion in nature and art by R. L Gregory( Book )
15 editions published between 1973 and 1980 in English and held by 1,070 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mind in science : a history of explanations in psychology and physics by R. L Gregory( Book )
24 editions published between 1981 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,010 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Odd perceptions by R. L Gregory( Book )
19 editions published between 1986 and 1993 in English and Italian and held by 656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
31 short essays
Even odder perceptions by R. L Gregory( Book )
7 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The artful eye ( Book )
8 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Captures the thoughts of both artists and scientists interested in many aspects of visual perception: the physiology of the brain, development of sight in infants; how form, motion, and color are represented; the physics of images and the mathematics of the impossible. Includes a discussion of the artist's manipulation of visual perception through discussions of perspective
Mirrors in mind by R. L Gregory( Book )
18 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in 4 languages and held by 548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mirrors fascinate us - they can reveal and they can delude; and they reflect nature for both science and art. The precious and magic objects of history still set us curious puzzles, such as the left-right reversed mirror writing, which has confused philosophers and scientists - and most people - through the ages. In this highly unusual and deeply fascinating book, Richard Gregory provides us with a rich and a varied feast from the world of mirrors: mirrors in science, in
Concepts and mechanisms of perception by R. L Gregory( Book )
15 editions published between 1974 and 1976 in English and held by 523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Current problems in animal behaviour by W. H Thorpe( Book )
1 edition published in 1961 in English and held by 522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Oxford guide to the mind ( Book )
5 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Based on Richard L. Gregory's classic Oxford Companion to the Mind, with the addition of new material based on recent technology, this Guide systematically unravels the mysteries of the mind. From the hardware of the mind, the biological basis of behaviour, through consciousness, learning, and mental disorders, to practical examples of minds in action (such as driving a car), it explores in fascinating and authoritative detail the most fundamental questions about our mental world."--Jacket
Walking with prehistoric beasts ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Journey into a strange world where flightless terror birds as tall as a man can kill with a single snap of their powerful beaks. Early ancestors of man struggle for power and territory trying to defend themselves against saber-tooth tiger attacks. This begins with the end of the dinosaurs and ends with the rise of the first humans
Seeing through illusions by R. L Gregory( Book )
14 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and German and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Creative intelligences ( Book )
8 editions published in 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sensation and perception ( Book )
4 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Evolution of the eye and visual system ( Book )
7 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
My son a poem by R. L Gregory( Book )
13 editions published between 1812 and 1977 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Visual perception by R. L Gregory( Book )
7 editions published between 1973 and 1974 in 3 languages and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
My daughter a poem by R. L Gregory( Book )
11 editions published between 1812 and 1824 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
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Gregory, R. L. 1923-
Gregory, R. L. (Richard Langton), 1923-
Gregory, R. (Richard)
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Gregory, Richard 1923-
Gregory, Richard 1923-2010
Gregory, Richard L.
Gregory, Richard L. 1923-
Gregory, Richard L. 1923-2010
Gregory, Richard L. (Richard Langton)
Gregory, Richard L. (Richard Langton), 1923-
Gregory , Richard Langton
Gregory, Richard Langton 1923-
Gregory, Richard Langton 1923-2010
Gregory, Richard (Richard Langton), 1923-
Langton Gregory, Richard 1923-2010
グレゴリー, R. L
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Languages
English (404)
Italian (17)
Japanese (10)
Spanish (9)
German (7)
French (7)
Dutch (6)
Chinese (5)
Hungarian (3)
Polish (1)
Hebrew (1)
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