From Visual Structure to Perceptual Function

  • William Maguire
  • Naomi Weisstein
  • Victor Klymenko

Abstract

We are bombarded by light. It caroms off the objects around us in an apparent chaos of changing wavelengths and intensities. Every surface that deflects its path leaves its stamp, however, and so organisms have evolved that form and process images, the tracks of those distant objects. Vision experienced is an apprehension of those objects within a structure of sensory qualities. We describe our experienced images in terms of size, shape, color, brightness, direction, velocity, depth. These qualities arise in the brain’s image processing circuitry and resonate to the world’s intrinsic structure.

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Attenuation Retina Coherence Assimilation Neurol 

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