Visual Intelligence: How We Create what We See
Cognitive scientist Donald Hoffman's exploration of the extraordinary creative genius of the mind's eye "has many virtues, of which sheer intellectual excitement is the foremost" (Nature). Hoffman explains that far from being a passive recorder of a preexisting world, the eye actively constructs every aspect of our visual experience. In an informal style replete with illustrations, Hoffman presents the compelling scientific evidence for vision's constructive powers, unveiling a grammar of vision - a set of rules that govern our perception of line, color, form, depth, and motion. Hoffman also describes the loss of these constructive powers in patients such as an artist who can no longer see or dream in color and a man who sees his father as an impostor. Finally, Hoffman explores the spinoffs of visual intelligence in the arts and technology, from film special effects to virtual reality. This is, in sum, "an outstanding example of creative popular science" (Publishers Weekly).
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Review: Visual Intelligence: How We Create What We SeeUser Review - Karen - Goodreads
An awesome book about how we construct everything we see. Lots of pictures and visual examples make the book a fun read. It's pretty intense though. Enjoyable if you're a bit of a science nerd and like knowing how things work. Read full review
Review: Visual Intelligence: How We Create What We SeeUser Review - Tracy - Goodreads
As it was my professor who wrote this... I found it quite interesting to go deeper into his thoughts on the mind and body problem. Read full review
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