Theories of Visual Perception

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Subject index
Page numbers in italic indicate figures
a
Ablation studies 5
Affordances 154 - 156 , 162 - 163 , 167 - 171 , 176
After-effects 25 - 26 , 94
Ageing faces 172 - 174
Algorithmic information theory 49 - 51 , 53
ALVINN 105
Ambiguous figures 15 , 16 , 118, 128 , 129
Ames demonstrations 124 - 125 , 141
Amodal contours 41 , 43
Analogue computer 210
Animals
deprivation 32
eyes 220
hypothesis theory 134 - 135
Anscombe, G. E. M. 135
Apparent motion 44 - 45 , 46
Artificial Intelligence (AI) 98 , 184 - 188
Artistic phenomena, Gestalt theory 21
Attention 122 , 126 - 127
Attunement 155

b
Ball catching 175 - 176
Band-pass filter 196
Behaviourism 12
Bernoulli, Johann 9
Bezold-Brücke effect 80
Binocular disparity 198
Blakemore-Sutton after-effect 94
Bombus terrestris40
Bottom-up processing 136 , 209 - 210
Brachystochrone problem 9
Brain, ablation studies 5 ,
see also Visual cortex
Breast symmetry 40 - 41
Brunswik's probabilistic functionalism 55 - 72 , 214
coin judging 62
correlation coefficient 59
criticisms 67
distal cues 57 - 58
ecological validity 59
empirical researches 61 - 65
empirical theory 69 - 72
evaluation 65 - 67
experimental design 66
experiments 66 - 67
functional validity 59
functionalism 57
grouping and proximity 64 - 65
inference revolution 56 , 68
intuitive statistician 58
lens model 60 - 61
perceptual compromise 62
probabilistic nature of cues 58
proximal cues 57 - 58
ratiomorphic 58
size constancy 62 - 64
stability 58
statistical nature of cues 56 - 57
stupidity of the senses 58 , 223
style 65 - 66
terminology 57 - 60
uncertainty-geared perception 58
validity of cues 59
vicarious functioning 58
Bumblebee 40

c
Canonical forms 204 - 205
Cardioidal strain transformation 172 - 174
Catching 175 - 176

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