Visual Intelligence

Visual Intelligence

How We Create What We See

Book - 1998
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We have long known about IQ and are beginning to appreciate emotional intelligence; yet there is another fundamental dimension of intelligence that shapes our experience. Our visual intelligence engages roughly half the brain's cortex and goes largely unnoticed. Far from a passive recorder of a pre-existing world, the eye actively constructs every aspect of our visual experience. In an informal style, Donald Hoffman presents the scientific evidence for vision's constructive powers.
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, c1998
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780393046694
0393046699
Characteristics: xv, 294 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm
Alternative Title: How we create what we see

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