- Verlag: Springer, Berlin
- Seitenzahl: 420
- Erscheinungstermin: 16. November 2001
- Abmessung: 260mm x 183mm x 27mm
- Gewicht: 886g
- ISBN-13: 9780387987903
- ISBN-10: 0387987908
- Artikelnr.: 10061864
1. Conceptual and Philosophical Issues.
What does it mean to assert that an observer perceives?
2. Psychophysical Methods.
What scientific methods can be used to ask an observer what is being perceived?
3. The Perceptual Environment.
What is out there to be perceived?
4. Sensing the Environment.
What mechanisms are used to sample. image. and transduce physical stimulation from the environment?
5. Perceptual Processing I. Biological Hardware.
What properties of neural tissues support perceptual processing in man and monkey?
6. Perceptual Processing II. Abstractions.
How can perceptual processing be characterized and modeled as flow of abstract information?
7. Color Vision.
How are objective wavelengths of light transformed into secondary qualities of percepts called colors?.
8. Form Vision.
How is information about shapes of objects transferred from the environment to our percepts?
9. Perception of three-dimensional Space.
How do we use information derived from one or both eyes to perceive the spatial layout of our surroundings?
10. Dynamic 'How' Perception.
How do we perceive and react to change and motion?
11. Perceptual Development.
Where does the information come from that allows perceptual systems to become wired together in such a manner that they can perceive?
12. Higher Order and Subjective Aspects of Perception.
How are low-level stimulus properties transformed into high-level qualities of Percepts?