Odd Perceptions

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Methuen, 1986 - Psychology - 230 pages
Scientist Richard Gregory describes with humour and wit how people experience the world through their senses and how signals from the senses interact with intelligence. He also explores the nature of humour, artificial intelligence, consciousness, aesthetics and the effects of anaesthesia on perception.

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AMUSING
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LAUGHING MATTER
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Copyright

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Richard L. Gregory, CBE, FRS, is Emeritus Professor of Neuropsychology at the Department of Experimenttal Psychology, Bristol University. He is a world expert in human visual perception, specializing in investigating brain strategies and theories of perception, and in artificial intelligence. He is
also very active in establishing hands-on science centres (as founder and president of the Exploratory in Bristol).

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