Learners will be introduced to the problems that vision faces, using perception as a guide. The course will consider how what we see is generated by the visual system, what the central problem for vision is, and what visual perception indicates about how the brain works. The evidence will be drawn from neuroscience, psychology, the history of vision science and what philosophy has contributed. Although the discussions will be informed by visual system anatomy and physiology, the focus is on perception. We see the physical world in a strange way, and goal is to understand why.
Visual Perception and the BrainDuke University
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TOP REVIEWS FROM VISUAL PERCEPTION AND THE BRAIN
A very insightful course. Super straightforward. A perfect choice as an introductory course.
It is a must for all those who would love to explore vision at the perspective of neuroscience and evolution.
Great course for all, easy to understand with bite-sized videos.
simply GREAT course. The lecturer explained everything well. Thanks to him!!!
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