How Animals See the World (Innbundet)

Comparative Behavior, Biology, and Evolution of Vision

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Innbinding: Innbundet
Utgivelsesår: 2012
Antall sider: 560
Forlag: Oxford University Press Inc
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9780195334654
Kategori: Naturvitenskap og Psykologi
Omtale: How Animals See the World
The visual world of animals is highly diverse and often very different from the world that we humans take for granted. This book provides an extensive review of the latest behavioral and neurobiological research on animal vision, highlighting fascinating species similarities and differences in visual processing. It contains 26 chapters written by world-leading experts about a variety of species including: honeybees, spiders, fish, birds, and primates. The chapters are divided into six sections: Perceptual grouping and segmentation, Object perception and object recognition, Motion perception, Visual attention, Different dimensions of visual perception, and Evolution of the visual system. An exhaustive work in range and depth, How Animals See the World will be a valuable resource for advanced students and researchers in areas of cognitive psychology, perception and cognitive neuroscience, as well as researchers in the visual sciences.

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