The Resource Vision and art : the biology of seeing, by Margaret Livingstone ; foreword by David Hubel

Vision and art : the biology of seeing, by Margaret Livingstone ; foreword by David Hubel

Label
Vision and art : the biology of seeing
Title
Vision and art
Title remainder
the biology of seeing
Statement of responsibility
by Margaret Livingstone ; foreword by David Hubel
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A Harvard neurobiologist explains how vision works, citing the scientific origins of artistic genius and providing coverage of such topics as optical illusions and the correlation between learning disabilities and artistic skill
Action
committed to retain for EAST
Cataloging source
UKM
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Livingstone, Margaret
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
index present
LC call number
N7430.5
LC item number
.L54 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Visual perception
  • Art
  • Art
  • Farbensehen
  • Kunstbetrachtung
  • Kunstpsychologie
  • Malerei
  • Visuelle Wahrnehmung
  • Perception
  • Color sense
  • Vision
  • Painting
  • Art
  • Art
  • Visual perception
Label
Vision and art : the biology of seeing, by Margaret Livingstone ; foreword by David Hubel
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: 2002
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Fiat lux: let there be light -- The eye and color vision -- Luminance and night vision -- The first stages of processing color and luminance: where and what -- Acuity and spatial resolution: central and peripheral vision -- The next level of color processing: surround effects -- From 3-D to 2-D: Perspective -- From 3-D to 2-D: Shading and chiaroscuro -- From 3-D to 2-D: stereopsis -- Illusions of motion -- Color mixing and color resolution -- Television, movies, and computer graphics -- Epilogue: talent, music, and learning disabilities
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
208 p.
Isbn
9780810995543
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)192082768
  • (OCoLC)ocn192082768
Label
Vision and art : the biology of seeing, by Margaret Livingstone ; foreword by David Hubel
Publication
Note
Originally published: 2002
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Fiat lux: let there be light -- The eye and color vision -- Luminance and night vision -- The first stages of processing color and luminance: where and what -- Acuity and spatial resolution: central and peripheral vision -- The next level of color processing: surround effects -- From 3-D to 2-D: Perspective -- From 3-D to 2-D: Shading and chiaroscuro -- From 3-D to 2-D: stereopsis -- Illusions of motion -- Color mixing and color resolution -- Television, movies, and computer graphics -- Epilogue: talent, music, and learning disabilities
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
208 p.
Isbn
9780810995543
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)192082768
  • (OCoLC)ocn192082768

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