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AuthorZinchenko, V. P. author
TitleFormation of Visual Images [electronic resource] : Studies of Stabilized Retinal Images / by V. P. Zinchenko, N. Yu. Vergiles
ImprintBoston, MA : Springer US, 1972
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Students of the ontogenesis of human behavior have the corresponding images become increasingly less long been aware that in the early stages of the obvious. child's development it is impossible to distinguish The situation is similar as regards the analyยญ between perceptual, intellectual, and operative acts. sis of relations and connections between external, With time, perception becomes relatively indepenยญ practical and internal, intellectual activity. The dent of practical, operative actions, and thinking beยญ work of P. Ya. Gal'perin has shown that mental acยญ comes independent of both. For this reason, general tion is formed on the basis of external material acยญ psychologists tend to forget the genetic link between tions, with real objects. On the basis of contempoยญ perceptual, intellectual, and operative processes. rary psychological and genetic-epistemological reยญ As a result, thinking is investigated without behavยญ search, A. N. Leont'ev has given convincing proof ior and behavior without thinking, or skills are inยญ of the genetic link between external and internal vestigated without perception and perception without activity. He emphasizes in particular the role of action


1 Methods of Investigating Activity of the Visual System Using Stabilized Images and Free Examination -- 1.1. Characteristics of Methods of Stabilizing Images Relative to the Retina -- 1.2. Increasing the Time of Perception of Images Stabilized on the Retina -- 1.3. Experimental Methods of Stabilizing Images for Use in Research -- 1.4. Recording Eye Movements Used in Research -- 1.5. Electroluminescent Sources in the Investigation of Visual Perception -- 1.6. Artificial Restriction in the Field of Vision. -- 1.7. Conclusion -- 2 New Data on Perception under Stabilization Conditions -- 2.1. Perceptual Actions and the Problem of the Successiveness and Simultaneity of Perception -- 2.2. Comparative Investigation of Perceptual Processes under Free Examination and Stabilization Conditions -- 2.3. Discussion -- 3 Manipulative Ability of the Visual System and the Problem of Image Invariance -- 3.1. The Problem -- 3.2. Tests Used on Subjects -- 3.3. Experimental Results -- 3.4. Discussion -- 4 Investigation of Vicarious Actions in the Context of Intellectual Problems -- 4.1. A Further Contribution to the Simulation Hypothesis -- 4.2. Orienting and Investigative Activity -- 4.3. Perceptual Elements of Productive Activity -- 4.4. Visualization during Problem Solving -- 4.5. Conclusion -- 5 A Functional Model of the Sensory Component of the Visual System -- 5.1. Characteristics -- 5.2. Illustrations of Properties -- 5.3. Experimental Verification -- Literature Cited

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