The Intelligent Eye Author:R.L. Gregory What is our association with reality — our day-to-day experience of external objects? In this book Richard Gregory explores the unique and fascinating qualities of human perception. He suggests that the brain-function man has inherited from his biological past has been fundamentally modified by the uniquely human invention of symbols — especiall... more »y language and numbers — and that logical problem-solving is gradually divorcing us from the way brains work. We are being forced into accepting concepts which we are incapable of understanding intuitively.
Stereo 3-D illustrations form an important part of the author's evidence. The reader is provided with stereo glasses allowing him to experience for himself some of the perceptual effects which demonstrate the underlying theme — that perception is a continual series of simple hypotheses about the external world, built up and selected by sensory experience.
With 140 black-and-white and stereo illustrations« less