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The ecological approach to visual perception

Author: James J Gibson
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, ©1979.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is a text about how we see: the environment around us (its surfaces, their layout, and their colours and textures; where we are in the environment; whether or not we are moving, and if we are,  Read more...

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Gibson, James Jerome, 1904-1980.
Ecological approach to visual perception.
Boston : Houghton Mifflin, ©1979
(OCoLC)562235069
Online version:
Gibson, James Jerome, 1904-1980.
Ecological approach to visual perception.
Boston : Houghton Mifflin, ©1979
(OCoLC)607636132
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James J Gibson
ISBN: 0395270499 9780395270493 0898599598 9780898599596
OCLC Number: 4929611
Notes: Includes indexes.
Description: xiv, 332 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Contents: Preface. Introduction. Part I: The Environment To Be Perceived.The Animal And The Environment. Medium, Substances, Surfaces. The Meaningful Environment. Part II: The Information For Visual Perception.The Relationship Between Stimulation And Stimulus Information. The Ambient Optic Array. Events And The Information For Perceiving Events. The Optical Information For Self-Perception. The Theory Of Affordances. Part III: Visual Perception.Experimental Evidence For Direct Perception: Persisting Layout. Experiments On The Perception Of Motion In The World And Movement Of The Self. The Discovery Of The Occluding Edge And Its Implications For Perception. Looking With The Head And Eyes. Locomotion And Manipulation. The Theory Of Information Pickup And Its Consequences. Part IV: Depiction.Pictures And Visual Awareness. Motion Pictures And Visual Awareness. Conclusion. Appendixes: The Principal Terms Used in Ecological Optics. The Concept of Invariants in Ecological Optics.
Responsibility: James J. Gibson.

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