The Psychology of Visual Illusion

The Psychology of Visual Illusion

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Well-rounded perspective on the ambiguities of visual display emphasizes geometrical optical illusions: framing and contrast effects, distortion of angles and direction, and apparent qmovementq of images. 240 drawings. 1972 edition.A difficulty, however, for any attempt at explanation of this illusion in terms of the perception of angles, is the fact that the illusion ... the same way as the dots used by Yokose and Kawamura (1952) in work mentioned in the section on the Muller- Lyer illusion. However, these workers did not investigate the behaviour of a dot in such acute and long-armed angles. ... Hering (1861) saw the Poggendorff illusion as the result of the perceptual enlargement of acute angles and thus implicitlyanbsp;...

Title:The Psychology of Visual Illusion
Author:J. O. Robinson
Publisher:Courier Corporation - 1998


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