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About the Author
Catherine Weir, Professor of Psychology Emeritus from Colorado College, taught Perception courses at this liberal arts college and at University College London for 39 years.
Evans Mandes has taught in the psychology and studio arts programs at George Mason University for 47years. He recently retired from there as an Emeritus Professor of Psychology and Interdisciplinary Arts.
Table of Contents
Part A. Linking Psychology to Art and Beauty. 1. Bridges Connecting Art to Science to Art. 2. Aesthetics: Pleasure in Art. 3. Emotions and Aesthetics. Part B. Survey of Perception Psychology Relevant to Art. 4. Perceiving Art Is Accomplished in Steps, Customized for Efficient Perception. 5. Reflecting on Light, Mirrors, and Meaning. 6. Color through the Ages and the Eyes. Part C. Human Enhancements to Vision and Art. 7. Illusion, Motion Perception, and Depth. 8. Seeing Scenes and Identifying Things in Art. Part D. Cognitive Processes in Art. 9. Interpreting Visual Art: Systematic but Individualized. 10. Faces: Revealing the Person. 11. Creativity, Imagination, Perception, and Art. 12. Do Artists Have Special Insights?