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The Cognitive Neuroscience of Vision / Edition 1

The Cognitive Neuroscience of Vision / Edition 1

by Martha J. Farah


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The Cognitive Neuroscience of Vision begins by introducing the reader to the anatomy of the eye and visual cortex and then proceeds to discuss image and representation, face recognition, printed word recognition, visual sematic memory and visual attention and perception.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780631214038
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 06/23/2000
Series: Fundamentals of Cognitive Neuroscience Series
Pages: 404
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.86(d)

About the Author

Martha J. Farah is Professor of Psychology and Director of the Center for Cognitive Neuroscience at the University of Pennsylvania. She is a former Guggenheim Fellow and carries out research on higher cortical functions.

Table of Contents

1. Early Vision.

2. From Local To Global Image Representation.

3. The Problem Of Visual Recognition.

4. Object Recognition.

5. Face Recognition.

6. Word Recognition.

7. Visual Attention.

8. Hemispatial Neglect.

9. Mental Imagery.

10. Visual Awareness.

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