The Oxford Compendium of Visual Illusions

The Oxford Compendium of Visual Illusions Philosophy and religion Reference Reviews Volume 32 · Number 2 · 2018 · 2-7 ideas. It also usefully references famous names and research side to them, of interest to and so will, in part at least, assist those looking to psychologists, neurophysiologists, optometrists associate a name with an idea. and computer science specialists. This Perhaps the most impressive feature of the book is compendium brings together a wide range of the clarity and confidence with which Smith writes. current thinking and research on and into visual illusions, showing that the cross-disciplinary area He largely succeeds in getting to the essence of complicated ideas, boiling down complex theories and has grown in recent years, building (in terms arguments into a digestible chunk. It is this aspect of above all in computer technology applications and the book that struck me, both when I first picked it up quantitative analysis) on many traditional insights and, even more so, as I read it through. Of course, and models from the past. Formally recorded interest in visual illusions this is a self-confessed “little” book. As such, it can dates from before the early nineteenth century (as only be useful as an introduction, or perhaps http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Reference Reviews Emerald Publishing

The Oxford Compendium of Visual Illusions

Reference Reviews, Volume 32 (2): 2 – Feb 19, 2018

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Emerald Publishing
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Copyright © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
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0950-4125
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10.1108/RR-11-2017-0214
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Philosophy and religion Reference Reviews Volume 32 · Number 2 · 2018 · 2-7 ideas. It also usefully references famous names and research side to them, of interest to and so will, in part at least, assist those looking to psychologists, neurophysiologists, optometrists associate a name with an idea. and computer science specialists. This Perhaps the most impressive feature of the book is compendium brings together a wide range of the clarity and confidence with which Smith writes. current thinking and research on and into visual illusions, showing that the cross-disciplinary area He largely succeeds in getting to the essence of complicated ideas, boiling down complex theories and has grown in recent years, building (in terms arguments into a digestible chunk. It is this aspect of above all in computer technology applications and the book that struck me, both when I first picked it up quantitative analysis) on many traditional insights and, even more so, as I read it through. Of course, and models from the past. Formally recorded interest in visual illusions this is a self-confessed “little” book. As such, it can dates from before the early nineteenth century (as only be useful as an introduction, or perhaps

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