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Seeing Spatial Form

Laurence R. Harris and Michael Jenkin

in Seeing Spatial Form

Published in print November 2005 | ISBN: 9780195172881
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780199847570 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172881.003.0001
Seeing Spatial Form

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Spatial form pertains to surfaces with spatial extent. Seeing spatial form requires separating a surface from its background, which is a process called parsing. This chapter discusses how the brain processes spatial form. It also provides the structure of the book.

Keywords: spatial form; seeing; parsing; form vision; eye movements

Chapter.  2482 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Cognitive Psychology

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