1: What is perception? 2: Perceptual theories - indirect, direct and computational. 3: Lightness and colour 4: Motion perception 5: Perception of a 3-D world 6: Perception and action 7: Delusions about illusions 8: The physiology and anatomy of the perceptual system 9: The future Glossary Further Reading Index
Brian Rogers is Emeritus Professor of Experimental Psychology at Oxford University. He is the co-author of a three-volume set, Perceiving in Depth, with Ian Howard, published by Oxford University Press. He is the Consulting Editor and Editorials Editor for the journal Perception.
A compact, accessible and engaging tour of vision and perception,
covering all the essentials and challenging the current
understanding of visual illusions. * Professor Patrick Cavanagh,
Harvard University *
The perfect little book to polish off one's education. Understanding the language of perception is a proper part of the urban intellectual's baggage. * Jan Koenderink, Utrecht University *