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Perception (Scientific American Library Series #8)

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Out of the ever-changing stimuli that is projected onto our retinas, how do we fashion coherent images of the world, perceiving constancy in the shape, shading, size and orientation of objects?
Paperback, Revised edition, 243 pages
Published 1995 by Scientific American Books (first published 1984)
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Irvin Rock (1922–1995) was an American experimential psychologist who studied visual perception at the University of California at Berkeley.

His The Logic of Perception led to him being regarded as an excellent perception psychologist. Rock is notable in the field of psychology for his 1957 experiment where he tilted a square to make it look like a diamond and then tilted his test subjects and ask
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