Is vision continuous with cognition?: The case for cognitive impenetrability of visual perception

  title={Is vision continuous with cognition?: The case for cognitive impenetrability of visual perception},
  author={Zenon W. Pylyshyn},
  journal={Behavioral and Brain Sciences},
  pages={341 - 365}
  • Z. Pylyshyn
  • Published 1 June 1999
  • Psychology
  • Behavioral and Brain Sciences
Although the study of visual perception has made more progress in the past 40 years than any other area of cognitive science, there remain major disagreements as to how closely vision is tied to cognition. This target article sets out some of the arguments for both sides (arguments from computer vision, neuroscience, psychophysics, perceptual learning, and other areas of vision science) and defends the position that an important part of visual perception, corresponding to what some people have… 

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