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Geometry and Spatial Vision

Gerald Westheimer

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/9780195172881.003.0003
Geometry and Spatial Vision

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Space finds its specific definition in different disciplines. This chapter deals with the concept of visual space, and object—or physical—space. It also discusses how the fundamental laws of geometry apply to all spaces, and that includes visual space.

Keywords: perception; visual space; object space; geometry; physical space

Chapter.  3453 words. 

Subjects: Cognitive Psychology

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