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The Ecological Approach to Visual Perception
Contents: Preface. Introduction. Part I: The Environment To Be Perceived.The Animal And The Environment. Medium, Substances, Surfaces. The Meaningful Environment. Part II: The Information For Visual
Observations on active touch.
  • J. Gibson
  • Art
    Psychological review
  • 1 November 1962
Preliminary results indicate that the cross-modal matching of these novel preceptions is possible even for a naive observer, and that practice can bring about errorless judgments in all observers so far tested.
A theoretical field-analysis of automobile-driving
Of all the skills demanded by contemporary civilization the one of driving an automobile is certainly the most important to the individual, in the sense at least that a defect in it is the greatest
Perception of another person's looking behavior.
The classical senses in normal use require not only receptors but also muscles for adjusting them, and the sense-organ adjustments are a form of observable behavior.
The perception of visual surfaces.
  • J. Gibson
  • Philosophy
    The American journal of psychology
  • 1 July 1950
The writer has recently proposed the theory that visual space-perception is reducible to the perception of visual surfaces, and that distance, depth, and orientation, together with the constancy of