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Published: 26 December 2017

144 Pages | 54 black and white images

6.9 x 4.4 inches

ISBN: 9780198791003

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Perception: A Very Short Introduction

Brian Rogers

Very Short Introductions

  • Discusses the philosophical question of what it means to perceive, as well as describing how we are able to perceive the particular characteristics of objects and scenes such as their lightness, color, form, depth, and motion
  • Considers how evolutionary pressures have shaped the perceptual systems of both humans and other animals
  • Discusses recent advances in understanding perception, and analyzes attempts to program machines to perform perceptive tasks
  • Part of the Very Short Introductions series - millions of copies sold worldwide

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