The Oxford Handbook of Perceptual Organization
A Hardback edition by Johan Wagemans in English (Feb 5, 2015)
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Short Description: Perceptual organization comprises a wide range of processes such as perceptual grouping, figure-ground organization, filling-in, completion, perceptual switching, etc. Such... Read more
Perceptual organization comprises a wide range of processes such as perceptual grouping, figure-ground organization, filling-in, completion, perceptual switching, etc. Such processes are most notable in the context of shape perception but they also play a role in texture perception, lightness perception, color perception, motion perception, depth perception, etc. Perceptual organization deals with a variety of perceptual phenomena of central interest, studied from many different perspectives, including psychophysics, experimental psychology, neuropsychology, neuroimaging, neurophysiology, and computational modeling. Given its central importance in phenomenal experience, perceptual organization has also figured prominently in classic Gestalt writings on the topic, touching upon deep philosophical issues regarding mind-brain relationships and consciousness. In addition, it attracts a great deal of interest from people working in applied areas like visual art, design, architecture, music, and so forth.
The Oxford Handbook of Perceptual Organization provides a broad and extensive review of the current literature, written in an accessible form for scholars and students. With chapter written by leading researchers in the field, this isthe state-of-the-art reference work on this topic, and will be so for many years to come.
- Edited by
- Johan Wagemans
- Oxford Library of Psychology
- Oxford University Press
- Publication date
- Feb 5, 2015
- Product dimensions
- 178 x 231 x 50mm
SECTION ONE: GENERAL BACKGROUND; SECTION TWO: GROUPS, PATTERNS, TEXTURES; SECTION THREE: CONTOURS AND SHAPES; SECTION FOUR: FIGURE-GROUND ORGANIZATION; SECTION FIVE: SURFACE AND COLOUR PERCEPTION; SECTION SIX: MOTION AND EVENT PERCEPTION; SECTION SEVEN: PERCEPTUAL ORGANIZATION AND OTHER MODALITIES; SECTION EIGHT: SPECIAL INTEREST TOPICS; SECTION NINE: APPLICATIONS OF PERCEPTUAL ORGANIZATION; SECTION TEN: THEORETICAL APPROACHES