Close
Enter your search into one or more of the boxes below:
You can refine your search by selecting from any of the options below:
Search
How Vision Works: The Physiological Mechanisms Behind What We See
Foyalty 282

How Vision Works: The Physiological Mechanisms Behind What We See (Hardback)

£93.00
Currently unavailable to order online.
Email me when back in stock

Synopsis

This book covers all aspects of the visual system from sensory aspects to eye movements, attention, and visual memory. There are many books that cover the psychology and physiology of a single aspect of vision, such as color vision or eye movements. Other larger texts may offer encyclopedic coverage of the psychology of all aspects of vision. However, this is the only book on the market covering the psychology, anatomy, and physiology of all aspects of the visual

system in 300 pages.



Each chapter addresses a separate aspect of vision, describing the basic phenomena, where in the brain this aspect of vision occurs, the properties of the cells in those areas, and the deficits that result from a lesion or stroke in those areas. In addition to extensive illustrations, the book contains the author's selection of the literature, from the classic 19th century papers to the present. This text is designed for graduate students and advanced undergraduates in psychology, optometry,

physiology, anatomy, and medicine who want to get a broad view rather than one confined to their particular discipline.

Nigel Daw was educated in the UK, and went into Biophysics to get his PhD at Johns Hopkins University. After a postdoctoral Fellowship with David Hubel and Torsten Wiesel at Harvard, he became a faculty member at Washington University in St Louis, becoming Acting Chairman in Physiology, then in Neurobiology. After 23 years, he transferred to Yale, and served there as Professor until he retired.

More books by Nigel Daw

Leave Review

Delivery

Delivery Options

All delivery times quoted are the average, and cannot be guaranteed. These should be added to the availability message time, to determine when the goods will arrive. During checkout we will give you a cumulative estimated date for delivery.

Location 1st Book Each additional book Average Delivery Time
UK Standard Delivery FREE FREE 3-5 Days
UK First Class £4.50 £1.00 1-2 Days
UK Courier £7.00 £1.00 1-2 Days
Western Europe** Courier £17.00 £3.00 2-3 Days
Western Europe** Airmail £5.00 £1.50 4-14 Days
USA / Canada Courier £20.00 £3.00 2-4 Days
USA / Canada Airmail £7.00 £3.00 4-14 Days
Rest of World Courier £22.50 £3.00 3-6 Days
Rest of World Airmail £8.00 £3.00 7-21 Days

** Includes Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Irish Republic, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.

Click and Collect is available for all our shops; collection times will vary depending on availability of items. Individual despatch times for each item will be given at checkout.

Special delivery items

A Year of Books Subscription Packages 

Delivery is free for the UK. Western Europe costs £60 for each 12 month subscription package purchased. For the Rest of the World the cost is £100 for each package purchased. All delivery costs are charged in advance at time of purchase. For more information please visit the A Year of Books page.

Animator's Survival Kit

For delivery charges for the Animator's Survival Kit please click here.

 

Delivery Help & FAQs

Returns Information

If you are not completely satisfied with your purchase*, you may return it to us in its original condition with in 30 days of receiving your delivery or collection notification email for a refund. Except for damaged items or delivery issues the cost of return postage is borne by the buyer. Your statutory rights are not affected.

* For Exclusions and terms on damaged or delivery issues see Returns Help & FAQs

You might also like

The Coherence Factor: Linking Emotion...
(Paperback)
Thomas Flanagan; Craig H. Lindell
 
 
£49.50
 
The Oxford Handbook of Dialectical...
(Hardback)
Michaela A. Swales
 
 
£115.00
 
Bodies and Other Objects: The...
(Hardback)
Rob Ellis
 
 
£85.00
 
Little Creative Thinker s Connection...
(Paperback)
Dorte Nielsen
 
 
£10.95
 
© W&G Foyle Ltd
Foyles uses cookies to help ensure your experience on our site is the best possible. Click here if you’d like to find out more about the types of cookies we use.
Accept and Close