Vision Science

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"What is vision science?" I hear you ask. Vision science is exactly what it says, the scientific investigation of vision and how we see. It incorporates all studies involving vision; not limited to how humans and non-human organisms (organic or otherwise) process visual information, how our conscious and subconscious minds perceive visual input and how we can exploit our visual perceptions to improve communication or even for fun (such as in optical/visual illusions).


This part of the website tries to cover the basic vision science for those who have ever pondered upon the question of "How do we see?"

Coming Soon: Unit 7: Visual Guidance

Coming Soon: Unit 10: Visual Attention, Imagery and Memory