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The Science of Illusions

The Science of Illusions

by Jacques Ninio

Publisher: Cornell University Press
ISBN: 9780801437700
Pages: 224
Format: pdf, ePub, mobi, fb2
File size: 6 Mb
Date posting: 2020-11-22
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Jacques Ninio, an international authority on visual perception, here explores the fascinating world of illusions. His book features a stunning array of illustrations including many images seldom seen in books on the topic. The art ranges from classical illusions inspired by rainbows, mirages, and other oddities of nature; to figures from seventeenth-century physics texts which Ninio himself unearthed; to spectacular new illustrations in which motion is perceived in fixed images. Clearly and engagingly written, the book advances human understanding of phenomena that puzzle our vision or confuse the other senses. For the nonscientist, illusions show...