W H Ittelson

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A mirror optically reverses the axis perpendicular to its surface, but apparent reversals (eg right-left) can be seen parallel to the surface. This poses a perceptual problem which Ittelson, Mowafy, and Magid resolved by concluding that an object appears to differ from its mirror image by an apparent reversal along its axis of greatest symmetry. Three(More)
Markings, such as designs, writings, diagrams, and depictions, are expressive and communicative human artifacts. The conventional assumption that findings from the study of the visual perception of markings-in particular, of pictures-can be generalized to real-world perception is examined and found to be false. The processes involved in the visual(More)