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The visual (un)conscious and its (dis)contents : a microtemporal approach

Author: Bruno G Breitmeyer
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Visual control of our actions can be unconscious as well as conscious. This book explores unconscious and conscious vision, investigated using psychophysical and brain-recording methods. It sheds new light on and advances experimental, philosophical, and scholarly research on visual consciousness.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Bruno G Breitmeyer
ISBN: 9780191794209 0191794201
OCLC Number: 892704211
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations (black and white)
Contents: Introduction --
Conceptual and methodological issues --
Microtemporal analyses of object perception --
Contours and surfaces : why visual consciousness is "superficial" --
Functional hierarchy of unconscious object processing --
The dorsal pathway's contributions to perception and top-down influences on processing in the ventral pathway --
Visual consciousness of things past --
Consciousness and attention : partners but not equals --
Some psycho-philosophic assessments --
Epilogue : reflections on consciousness and realism.
Responsibility: Bruno G. Breitmeyer.

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Visual control of our actions can be unconscious as well as conscious. The book explores unconscious and conscious vision, investigated using psychophysical and brain-recording methods. The book  Read more...

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Readers in psychology, the neurosciences, as well as the humanities will find * Perception *

 
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