visual perception

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The dynamic psychological and psychophysical processes involved in the selection, organization, and interpretation of patterns in the ever-changing configurations of light on the retina, and in relating these to other perceptual information and to previous experience and knowledge. See also attention; eye movements; figure and ground; gestalt laws; perception; perceptual constancies; perceptual cycle; picture perception; saccade; selective perception; visual information processing.

http://www.aber.ac.uk/media/Modules/MC22420/visindex.html Visual perception

Subjects: Media Studies.

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