A review of seven major theoretical approaches to the problem of explaining vision. This book examines the following theories: psychophysics and the nature of sensory thresholds; Gestalt theory; probabilistic functionalism; neurophysiological theories; empiricism; the theory of direct perception; and the computational approach to vision.
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Table of ContentsAn Introduction to Theories of Visual Perception.
Psychophysics and the Concept of the Threshold.
The Gestalt Theory.
Brunswik's Probabilistic Functionalism.
The Neurophysiological Approach to Visual Perception.
Empiricism: Perception as a Constructive Process.
Direct Perception and Ecological Optics: The Work of J.J.
Marr's Computational Approach to Visual Perception.
Overview and Conclusions.