PDF ✓ BOOK Vision and Art ☆ MARGARET LIVINGSTONE

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PDF ✓ BOOK Vision and Art ☆ MARGARET LIVINGSTONE ☆ [Reading] ➷ Vision and Art: The Biology of Seeing ➭ Margaret Livingstone – Eyltransferservices.co.uk A Harvard neurobiologist explains how vision works citing the scientific origins of artistic genius and providing coverage of such topics as optiIgins of artistic genius and providing coverage of such topics as optical i Livingstone is a major neurophysiologist who loves art Her research has included a lot of work on color and this informs her discussions which include some interesting examples from contemporary art Those who want a deeper understanding can find that in her published research She worked with Nobelian David Hubel who wrote the foreword No use complaining that the scope of her treatment isn't as broad as her title This looks like a coffee table book but serious science is behind it

EPUB Ô The Biology of Seeing î Margaret Livingstone

A Harvard neurobiologist explains how vision works citing the scientific or I liked this book because it gave a direct and concise explanation of the preliminary stages of vision from the photoreceptors and signal processing in the eye itself upto the thalamus in the brain The use of art and optical illusions to explain for function of the preliminary steps in vision and recognition is a great way to make the point It allows people without a technical bent to grasp and understand the concepts better I recommend this book to an yone interested in neuroscience and vision My only issue was I would have preferred some of the math behind the signal processing to be included While I grasp the concepts presented the math helps understand it better and helps me grasp the advantages of one method over another

Margaret Livingstone î Vision and Art: The Biology of Seeing EBOOK

Vision and Art The Biology of SeeingLlusions and the correlation between learning disabilities and artistic ski This is a beautifully produced book with wonderful full colour diagrams and illustrations It explains various things which have long puzzled me about painting and paintings and why you see things in particular ways and some of the methods artists have used to trick our eyes It is reassuring to read that some things are very difficult to do with paint with good reason The writing is very clear nevertheless the subject is hard to understand on a superficial first read through It'll be a book I'll be returning to many times to extract gems from its richness