Visual Perception


Psychologist Richard Gregory, British psychologist and Emeritus Professor of Neuropsychology at the University of Bristol, believed that what we see based on expectations, beliefs, prior knowledge, and past experiences. In order to test his theory, he made what is called the hollow mask experience. He used the rotation of a Charlie Chaplin mask to explain how we perceive the hollow surface of the mask as protruding based on our expectations and past knowledge.

Based on Gregory's theory, the visual information we see is combined with previously stored information about the world which we have built up as a result of our past experience. Our surroundings help to provide context to the visual information we absorb.

If you are interested in the subject, I invite you to read "Eye and Brain"


Featured Posts
Recent Posts
Archive
Search By Tags
No tags yet.
Follow Us
  • Facebook Basic Square
  • Twitter Basic Square
  • Google+ Basic Square

SOUL

Therapeutic Studio

Aline Frisch - Tel: 0544565870

Greenberg 6, Tel Aviv ‏תל אביב 6937912 . Israel / ‏ישראל

​​ Alinefrisch@me.com

  • Instagram
  • Facebook
  • Instagram

© 2021 Aline Frisch - All material and pictures are protected under the laws of copyright and are Aline Frisch's propriety. Pictures made in exterior may be published for advertising reasons.

"Therapeutic Photography Studio" is Trademarked