The Image: Seeing More and Seeing Less Than Is There

Social Research 78 (4):1263-1274 (2011)

Abstract
Most of us generally assume, without much reflection, that our visual experience is a faithful representation of the scenes at which we are looking, and that our eyes function much like a camera, sending images of those scenes to our brain, which receives them and produces our perceptual experience. But this, as it turns out, is a mistaken assumption. Some of the reasons why are discussed.
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