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The Oxford compendium of visual illusions

Author: Arthur Gilman Shapiro; Dejan Todorović
Publisher: Oxford Oxford University Press [2016]
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Visual illusions are compelling phenomena that draw attention to the brain's capacity to construct our perceptual world. The Compendium is a collection of over 100 chapters on visual illusions, written by the illusion creators or by vision scientists who have investigated mechanisms underlying the phenomena.

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur Gilman Shapiro; Dejan Todorović
ISBN: 9780199794607 019979460X
OCLC Number: 993667300
Description: xxiii, 807 Seiten Illustrationen
Contents: How to Use the Online Textbook Introduction Part I: Introductory General Chapters 1. Early history of illusions - Nicholas J. Wade 2. Cross-cultural Studies of Illusions - J.B. Dergowski 3. Visual Illusion in a Comparative Perspective - Kazuo Fujita, Noriyuki Nakamura, and Sota Watanabe 4. An Analysis of Theoretical Approaches to Geometrical-Optical Illusions - Barbara Gillam 5. Visual Illusions in Action - Nicola Bruno 6. Motion Illusions in Man and Machine - Cornelia Fermuller 7. The Visual World as Illusion: The Ones We Know and the Ones We Don't - Stephen Grossberg 8. Visual Illusions? - Jan Koenderink 9. Why the Concept of "Visual Illusions" is Misleading - Dale Purves, William T. Wojtach, R. Beau Lotto 10. Where have all the illusions gone? -- A critique of the concept of illusion - Brian Rogers Part II: Geometrical 11. Weighted positional averaging in the illusions of the Muller-Lyer type - Aleksandr Bulatov 12. The Bar Cross Ellipse Illusion - Gideon P. Caplovitz, Alex Boswell, and Kyle Killebrew 13. The Spinning Ellipse Speed Illusion - Gideon Paul Caplovitz, Po-Jang Hsieh, Peter J. Kohler, and Katharine B. Porter 14. The Ames-window illusion and its variations - Marcel de Heer and Thomas V. Papathomas 15. Three-Dimensional Muller-Lyer Illusion: Theoretical and Practical Implications - Patricia R. DeLucia 16. Why do Hills Look so Steep? - Frank H. Durgin and Zhi Li 17. "Shape from Smear": An Illusion of 3D Shape, Made by Finger-Painting with Noise - Roland W. Fleming and Daniel Holtmann-Rice 18. Geometric-optical illusions under isoluminance? - Kai Hamburger, Thorsten Hansen, and Karl R. Gegenfurtner 19. The Picture Surface Illusion: 3D Biases 2D - Sherief Hammad and John M. Kennedy 20. Cast Shadow Illusions - Daniel Kersten and Pascal Mamassian 21. Leaning Tower Illusion - Frederick A. A. Kingdom, Ali Yoonessi, and Elena Gheorghiu 22. The Invisible Saddle, or the Cap-or-Cup Illusion - Jan Koenderink, Andrea van Doorn, and Johan Wagemans 23. Symmetry and uprightness in visually-perceived shapes - Lydia Maniatis 24. Bath Tub Illusion - Lydia Maniatis 25. The Pitchroom Illusion: How High is Up? - Leonard Matin, Ethel Matin, Wenxun Li, Todd E. Hudson, and Adam Shavit 26. Geometric Illusions in the Human Face and Body - Kazunori Morikawa 27. Dynamic Illusory Size Contrast: enhanced relative size effects due to stimulus motion - Ryan E.B. Mruczek, Christopher D. Blair, Lars Strother, and Gideon P. Caplovitz 28. Size Contrast and assimilation in the Delboeuf and Ebbinghaus illusions - Ryan E.B. Mruczek, Christopher D. Blair, Lars Strother, and Gideon P. Caplovitz 29. The Occlusion, Configural Shape, and Shrinkage Illusions - Stephen E. Palmer and Karen B. Schloss 30. Reverse-perspective art and objects - Illusions in depth and motion - Thomas V. Papathomas 31. The New Moon Illusion - Brian Rogers and Stuart Anstis 32. Geometrical errors are the cost of maintaining the luminance contrast polarity - Sergio Roncato 33. Antigravity Slopes: A new type of visual illusion - Kokichi Sugihara 34. The geometrical-optical illusions of J.J. Oppel - Dejan Todorovic 35. Oppel-Kundt Illusion - Jill Wackermann 36. The Shifted-Chessboard Pattern as Paradigm of the Exegesis of Geometrical-optical Illusions - Gerald Westheimer Part III: Brightness/Lightness/Color 37. A Layered Experience of Lightness and Color - Barton L. Anderson 38. Color & luminance: afterimages, combinations and flicker - Stuart Anstis 39. The White effect - Barbara Blakeslee and Mark E. McCourt 40. The Dungeon Illusion - Paola Bressan and Peter Kramer 41. The contrast contrast illusion - Charles Chubb, Joshua A. Solomon, and George Sperling 42. Illusory Color Spread from Apparent Motion - Carol M. Cicerone and Donald D. Hoffman 43. The reversed contrast Necker cube - Alessandra Galmonte and Tiziano Agostini 44. Changing the Chevreul Illusion by a Background Luminance Ramp - Janos Geier and Mariann Hudak 45. The curved grid non-illusions: eliminating Hermann's spots and Lingelbach's scintillation - Janos Geier and Mariann Hudak 46. The Staircase Gelb Illusion - Alan Gilchrist 47. The Breathing Light Illusion: illusory size and brightness variation induced by motion - Simone Gori, Enrico Giora, and D. Alan Stubbs 48. Large Shift in Brightness Induced by Motion in Context - Sang Wook Hong 49. The Chromatic Mach Card - Anya Hurlbert 50. Colour Assimilation - Frederick A. A. Kingdom 51. When light looks like paint - Frederick A. A. Kingdom 52. The Scintillating Grid - Bernd Lingelbach 53. Second-order Mach Bands, Chevreul, and Craik-O'Brien-Cornsweet Illusions - Zhong-Lin Lu and George Sperling 54. Vasarely's Nested Squares and the Alternating Brightness Star illusion - Susana Martinez-Conde and Stephen L. Macknik 55. Grating Induction - Mark E. McCourt and Barbara Blakeslee 56. Illusory variations in apparent dot brightness induced by density modulations - Jeffrey B. Mulligan 57. On the Watercolor Illusion - Baingio Pinna 58. The Chinese lantern illusion - Sergio Roncato, Sandro Bettella, and Clara Casco 59. The Wedding Cake Illusion: Interaction of Geometric and Photometric Factors in Induced Contrast and Assimilation - Branka Spehar and Colin WG Clifford 60. Filling-in between contours - Rob van Lier 61. The glare effect - Daniele Zavagno and Olga Daneyko Part IV: Motion-Based 62. Improbable Illusory Contours - Barton L. Anderson 63. Low-level motion illusions - Stuart Anstis 64. High-level organization of motion: Ambiguous, Primed, Sliding, & Flashed - Stuart Anstis 65. Backscroll illusion - Kiyoshi Fujimoto 66. The Rotating Tilted Lines Illusion: rotation instead of expansion, a peculiar case of motion misperception - Simone Gori 67. The enigmatic Enigma illusion - Kai Hamburger 68. The Fraser-Wilcox illusion and its extension - Akiyoshi Kitaoka 69. Induced motion - Jasmin Leveille and Arash Yazdanbakhsh 70. The Freezing Rotation Illusion - Erika N. Lorincz and Max R. Dursteler 71. Second-order Reversed Phi - Zhong-Lin Lu and George Sperling 72. Attention-generated apparent motion - Zhong-Lin Lu and George Sperling 73. Two-stroke apparent motion - George Mather 74. On the Pinna Illusion - Baingio Pinna 75. Color Wagon Wheel - Arthur Shapiro 76. The Aperture Problem: Illusions arising during the integration and segmentation of motion within and across apertures - Maggie Shiffrar 77. Paths of Apparent Human Motion Follow Motor Constraints - Maggie Shiffrar and Christina Joseph 78. The Motion Standstill Illusion - George Sperling, Son-Hee Lyu, Chia-Huei Tseng, and Zhong-Lin Lu 79. Objectless Motion: The Pedestalled Motion Paradigm - George Sperling and Zhong-Lin Lu 80. Silencing the awareness of change - Jordan W. Suchow and George A. Alvarez 81. The Kayahara Silhouette Illusion - Nikolaus F. Troje 82. The motion aftereffect - Frans A.J. Verstraten and Peter J. Bex 83. High phi and ghost phi: Extreme motion illusions - Mark Wexler 84. Stereokinetic phenomena - Mario Zanforlin 85. Motion illusions in static patterns - Johannes M. Zanker Part V: Faces 86. The Venus Effect - Marco Bertamini and Richard Latto 87. The Hollow-mask Illusion and Variations - Thomas V. Papathomas 88. The Illusion of Sex - Richard Russell 89. The Bogart Effect - Sharon Gilad-Gutnick, Rohan Varma, and Pawan Sinha 90. The Presidential Illusion - Sharon Gilad-Gutnick and Pawan Sinha 91. About Face: The Margaret Thatcher Illusion - Peter Thompson 92. The Mona Lisa effect - Dejan Todorovic 93. The Wobbling Face Illusion - Sayako Ueda and Akiyoshi Kitaoka 94. Adaptation aftereffects in the perception of faces - Michael A. Webster Part VI: Grouping and Organization 95. Ambiguous Figures Moving Forward - Lori J. Bernstein 96. The Scramble Illusion: Texture Metamers - Charles Chubb, Joseph Darcy, Michael S. Landy, John Econopouly, Jong-Ho Nam, Dan Bindman, and George Sperling 97. Amodally completed angles - Walter Gerbino 98. Subjective Contours - Barbara Gillam 99. The Ternus Effect - Elisabeth Hein 100. Two sinusoids: 6 - 1 perceptions - Jan Kremlacek 101. The Illusions of Numerosity - Riccardo Luccio 102. The Aperture Capture Illusion - Evan M. Palmer and Philip J. Kellman Part VII: Attention 103. Motion-induced blindness (MIB) - Yoram Bonneh 104. Inattentional blindness and the illusion of attention - Daniel J. Simons Part VIII: Binocular Vision/Stereopsis 105. Binocular rivalry: The illusion of disappearance - Randolph Blake 106. Stereo Rotation Standstill and Related Illusions - Max R. Dursteler and Erika N. Lorincz 107. The graph-paper effect: a moving, illusory, stereoscopic texture - Mark Georgeson Part IX: Adaptation 108. Adaptation to brightness change, contours, jogging, and apparent motion - Stuart Anstis 109. The Color Dove illusion- chromatic filling in effect following a spatial-temporal edge - Yuval Barkan and Hedva Spitzer 110. Blur adaptation and induction - Michael A. Webster Part X: Conflicting Scale or Other Information 111. Hybrid Image Illusion - Aude Oliva and Philippe G. Schyns 112. Contrast Asynchronies - Arthur Shapiro 113. Hidden Images - Nicholas J. Wade Part XI: Multisensory 114. The three-dimensional Necker cube - Nicola Bruno 115. The McGurk Effect and the Primacy of Multisensory Perception - James W. Dias, Theresa C. Cook, and Lawrence D. Rosenblum Index
Other Titles: Visual illusions
Responsibility: edited by Arthur Shapiro and Dejan Todorović
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