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Title Oxford handbook of perceptual organization / edited by Johan Wagemans
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2015


Description 1 online resource
Series Oxford library of psychology
Oxford library of psychology.
Contents Cover; The Oxford Handbook of Perceptual Organization; Copyright; Contents; Contributors; Section 1 General Background; 1 Historical and conceptual background: Gestalt theory; 2 Philosophical background: Phenomenology; 3 Methodological background: Experimental phenomenology; Section 2 Groups, Patterns, Textures; 4 Traditional and new principles of perceptual grouping; 5 Emergent features and feature combination; 6 Symmetry perception; 7 The perception of hierarchical structure; 8 Seeing statistical regularities; 9 Texture perception; Section 3 Contours and Shapes
10 Contour integration: Psychophysical, neurophysiological and computational perspectives11 Bridging the dimensional gap: Perceptual organization of contour into two-dimensional shape; 12 Visual representation of contour and shape; Section 4 Figure-Ground Organization; 13 Low-level and high-level contributions to figure-ground organization; 14 Figures and holes; 15 Perceptual completions; 16 The neural mechanisms of figure-ground segregation; 17 Neural mechanisms of figure-ground organization: Border-ownership, competition and perceptual switching
18 Border inference and border ownership: The challenge of integrating geometry and topologySection 5 Surface and Color Perception; 19 Perceptual organization in lightness; 20 Achromatic transparency; 21 Perceptual organization of color; 22 The perceptual representation of transparency, lightness, and gloss; Section 6 Motion and Event Perception; 23 Apparent motion and reference frames; 24 Perceptual organization and the aperture problem; 25 Stereokinetic effect, kinetic depth effect, and structure from motion; 26 Interactions of form and motion in the perception of moving objects
27 Dynamic grouping motion: A method for determining perceptual organization for objects with connected surfaces28 Biological and body motion perception; Section 7 Perceptual Organization and Other Modalities; 29 Auditory perceptual organization; 30 Tactile and haptic perceptual organization; 31 Cross-modal perceptual organization; 32 Sensory substitution: A new perceptual experience; 33 Different modes of visual organization for perception and for action; Section 8 Special Interest Topics; 34 Development of perceptual organization in infancy
35 Individual differences in local and global perceptual organization36 Mutual interplay between perceptual organization and attention: A neuropsychological perspective; 37 Holistic face perception; 38 Binocular rivalry and perceptual ambiguity; 39 Perceptual organization and consciousness; 40 The temporal organization of perception; Section 9 Applications of Perceptual Organization; 41 Camouflage and perceptual organization in the animal kingdom; 42 Design insights: Gestalt, Bauhaus, and Japanese gardens; 43 Perceptual organization in visual art; Section 10 Theoretical Approaches
Summary Perceptual organization comprises a wide range of processes such as perceptual grouping, figure-ground organization, filling-in, completion and perceptual switching. 'Oxford Handbook of Perceptual Organization' provides a broad and extensive review of the current literature, written in an accessible form for scholars and students
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed July 23, 2015)
Subject Gestalt psychology -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
Visual perception -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
Auditory perception -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
PSYCHOLOGY -- Cognitive Psychology.
SCIENCE -- Cognitive Science.
Auditory perception
Gestalt psychology
Visual perception
Genre/Form Handbooks and manuals
Form Electronic book
Author Wagemans, Johan, 1963- editor.
ISBN 9780191510472