Visual Intelligence: Perception, Image, and Manipulation in Visual Communication

Front Cover
SUNY Press, 1997 - Psychology - 425 pages
0 Reviews
Cuts across perceptual psychology, art, television, film, literature, advertising, and political communication to give the reader critical insight into the holistic logic and emotional power of the images that dominate our lives.

Today, our environment is dominated by the visual. This book explores "visual intelligence" as a basic and indispensable tool of cultural survival. The author offers a practical manual on a non-superficial level for those who seriously want to know how images are processed, how they function in relation to our innermost beings, and how they form the psychological fabric of our political, social, and economic environment. Barry defines how we derive meaning from images and examines perceptual process, how it has evolved, and the role it plays in our thinking. She critically examines the concept of rationality and explores how visual logic works to create meaning.

The second section of Visual Intelligence examines the role which various media play in creating the images which impact our lives: how visual images create a language with profound psychological meaning, and how print, television, and film media manipulate images to create desired emotional effects. Close-ups explore visual subtleties in such areas as digital manipulation, camera attitudes, and contextual framing, as well as the social consequences of "image" as an abstract concept expressed in concrete visual terms. Part III looks critically at the most controversial areas of image persuasiveness today -- advertising, politics, and entertainment.

  

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Related books

Contents

IV
15
V
69
VI
107
VII
157
VIII
191
IX
253
X
281
XI
301
XII
333
XIII
339
XIV
389
XV
417
Copyright

Common terms and phrases

Popular passages

Page 4 - Television can no longer be considered as a casual part of daily life, as an electronic toy. Research findings have long since destroyed the illusion that television is merely innocuous entertainment.

References to this book

Visual Consumption
Jonathan Schroeder
No preview available - 2002
All Book Search results »

References from web pages

EN3566 Visual Communication
Ann Marie Seward Barry, Visual Intelligence: Perception, Image, and Manipulation in Visual Communication (Albany: State University of New York Press, 1997). ...
enweb.cityu.edu.hk/ ennew/ courses/ EN3566.doc

Ann Marie Seward Barry
Visual Intelligence. Perception, Image, and Manipulation in Visual Communication. Ann Marie Seward Barry. 1997. 425 pages. Complementary Texts ...
www.ryerson.ca/ ~ipederse/ Barry.htm

A Healthier Diet For The Mind
... which she explores in her forthcoming book Visual Intelligence: Perception, Image and Manipulation in Visual Communication . Drawing upon her background ...
www.bc.edu/ bc_org/ rvp/ pubaf/ chronicle/ v5/ Mr27/ barry.html

Designed Document.frontmatter
book, Visual Intelligence: Perception, Image, and Manipulation in Visual Communication. Donis A. Dondis’ work towards developing a vocabulary and a ...
katebrigham.com/ thesis/ images/ KateBrigham-Thesis.pdf

PILTIDE JA KIRJA KEELEST
Visual Intelligence. Perception, Image and Manipulation in Visual Communication, lk. 132–135. 20. G. K ress, T. van L eeuwen, Reading Images. ...
www.ceeol.com/ aspx/ getdocument.aspx?logid=5& id=C5D33516-F512-4DC7-AECD-FF513AB7E1C8

All MDL - Details
Visual Intelligence : Perception, Image, and Manipulation in Visual Communication, Social Sciences: General, BF241.B29 1997eb, State University of New York ...
www.lib.umd.edu/ CLMD/ SERIALS/ jnlstats/ NetLibrary2005.xls

e - mentor :: Pokolenie m-learningu
17 A. Barry, Visual Intelligence: Perception, Image, and Manipulation in Visual Communication, State University of New York Press, Nowy Jork 1997 ...
www.e-mentor.edu.pl/ artykul_v2.php?numer=13& id=239

thesis layout pre print 2007_1_11.indd
1. Introduction: From modernist rationalism to user-centred design. The contemporary world is awash with information in the form of text,. sound and image. ...
adt.lib.swin.edu.au/ uploads/ approved/ adt-VSWT20070214.163710/ public/ 02whole.pdf

Bibliographic information