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Ways of Seeing: The scope and limits of visual cognition

Pierre Jacob and Marc Jeannerod


This book is about human vision. It results from the collaboration between a world famous cognitive neuroscientist and an eminent philosopher. In the past forty years, cognitive neuroscience has made many startling discoveries about the human brain and about the human visual system in particular. This book brings many recent empirical findings, from electrophysiological recordings in animals, the neuropsychological examination of human patients, psychophysics, and developmental cognitive psychology, to bear on questions traditionally addressed by philosophers. What is the meaning of the Englis ... More

Keywords: brain, visual system, electrophysiology, neuropsychology, psychophysics, cognitive psychology, vision

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2003 Print ISBN-13: 9780198509219
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2010 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198509219.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Pierre Jacob, author
Researcher at CNRS, Director of the Institut Jean Nicod, Paris, France

Marc Jeannerod, author
Professor in Physiology, Universite Claude Bernard, Lyon, France

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