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The Moon Illusion
An Anomaly of Visual Space Perception
Fler böcker av Maurice Hershenson
This unique volume attempts to answer one of mankind's oldest puzzles -- why the moon appears to be larger and closer on the horizon than when it is high in the sky. Over the centuries, many viable solutions have been proposed for this psychologic...
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Contents: M. Hershenson, That Most Puzzling Illusion. C. Plug, H.E. Ross, Historical Review. Part I:Explanations of the Moon Illusion. S.N. Roscoe, The Zoom-Lens Hypothesis. J.T. Enright, The Eye, the Brain, and the Size of the Moon: Toward a Unified Oculomotor Hypothesis for the Moon Illusion. M. Hershenson, Moon Illusion as Anomaly. M. Wagner, J.C. Baird, K. Fuld, Transformation Model of the Moon Illusion. A.S. Gilinsky, The Moon Illusion in a Unified Theory of Visual Space. L. Kaufman, I. Rock, The Moon Illusion Thirty Years Later. W.C. Gogel, D.L. Mertz, The Contribution of Heuristic Processes to the Moon Illusion. G.R. Lockhead, M.L. Wolbarsht, The Moon and Other Toys. C.F. Reed, Terrestrial and Celestial Passage. Part II:Commentary. H.W. Leibowitz, D.A. Owens, Multiple Mechanisms of the Moon Illusion and Size Perception. H. Wallach, E. Berson, Measurements of the Illusion. R.N. Haber, C.A. Levin, The Lunacy of Moon Watching: Some Preconditions on Explanations of the Moon Illusion. J.A. Da Silva, Gogel's Laws and the Simulated Moon Illusion in a Large Open Field. R.H. Day, T.E. Parks, To Exorcize a Ghost from the Perceptual Machine. S. Coren, The Many Moon Illusions: An Integration Through Analysis. T.E. Parks, A Brief Comment. Part III:Conclusion. M. Hershenson, The Puzzle Remains. C. Plug, Annotated Bibliography.