Journals Higher Education



Published: 09 February 2012

424 Pages | 320 colour line drawings and photos


ISBN: 9780199572021

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Basic Vision

An Introduction to Visual Perception

Revised Edition

Robert Snowden, Peter Thompson, and Tom Troscianko

  • Written to make visual perception interesting, accessible, and enjoyable to learn.
  • Boxes augment the text by either taking students deeper into the subject, or offering further explanations of key concepts, to ensure that the student develops a fully rounded understanding of the subject.
  • Full colour artwork conveys important principles in a visually stimulating way, enhancing the educational value of the text.
  • Absorbing and engaging writing style helps to motivate the student by drawing them into the subject rather than intimidating them.
  • Online Resource Centre features resources for both lecturers and students, enhancing the educational value of the text.

New to this Edition:

  • Coverage of how vision integrates with the other senses.
  • Increased content demonstrating how methods are applied in practice.
  • Learning features, both in-print and online, increase links between the book and the primary literature.
  • Enhanced presentation with improved design and new colour scheme.

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