Accession Number:

AD0602283

Title:

JAMES J. GIBSON ON VISUAL PERCEPTION: ANALYSIS OF SELECTED PAPERS,

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NAVAL TRAINING DEVICE CENTER PORT WASHINGTON N Y

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Report Date:

1964-02-01

Pagination or Media Count:

48.0

Abstract:

This report presents a critical analysis of James J. Gibsons theory of visual perception and orientation in space. The more important papers of Gibson, his colleagues and critics, are discussed in relation to perceptual theory and the pilots visual world. The report also includes an heretofore unpublished application of Gibsons theory to an important problem in training device design J. J. Gibson and O. W. Smith, Sensory Cues and Dyanmic Distortion in a Helicopter Flight Simulator. Author

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APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE