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    Description"Incredible Visual Illusions" is among the most comprehensive collections of optical illusions ever assembled. Author Al Seckel sketches a history of illusions for the reader, and cites the fascinating origins of each illustration, from Da Vinci's anamorphosis to modern-day computer-generated tricks of eye. Readers can learn about the cognitive science behind these amazing artworks and examine the ways in which we see and perceive, and how the human brain interprets the visual messages transmitted from the eye. This book is an authoritative, thorough, and enjoyable guide to an extraordinary subject.

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    Incredible Visual Illusions
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Al Seckel
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 256
    Width: 225 mm
    Height: 280 mm
    Thickness: 18 mm
    Weight: 454 g
    ISBN 13: 9781841931975
    ISBN 10: 1841931977

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: HOB
    BIC subject category V2: WDK
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T13.4
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    BIC children’s book marketing category: E5N79
    Abridged Dewey: 152
    B&T General Subject: 370
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 24250
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 03
    B&T Approval Code: A09700000
    LC classification: QP
    Ingram Subject Code: CLGA
    DC22: 152.148
    BISAC V2.8: GAM018000
    Thema V1.0: WDK
    Illustrations note
    full colour illustrations
    Arcturus Publishing Ltd
    Imprint name
    Arcturus Publishing Ltd
    Publication date
    30 July 2014
    Publication City/Country
    Author Information
    Al Seckel, of the California Institute of Technology, is a cognitive vision scientist and a leading expert on visual illusions. He has lectured extensively on the subject of illusions at many of the world's most prestigious universities, and designs and builds interactive galleries of illusions for science museums around the world. He is also president of IllusionWorks, which licenses illusion images and products internationally.