Perceiving the Affordances: A Portrait of Two

Perceiving the Affordances: A Portrait of Two

Perceiving the Affordances: A Portrait of Two Psychologists ❴KINDLE❵ ✽ Perceiving the Affordances: A Portrait of Two Psychologists Author Eleanor J. Gibson – Larringtonlifecoaching.co.uk Perceiving the Affordances is a personal history and intellectual autobiography of Eleanor Gibson, the groundbreaking research psychologist who was influential in the founding of the theory of percept Perceiving Affordances: A Portrait of PDF or the Affordances: A ePUB ☆ Affordances is a personal history and intellectual autobiography of Eleanor Gibson, the groundbreaking research psychologist who was influential in the founding of the theory of Perceiving the PDF \ perceptual development It is also a biography of her husband, James J Gibson, who was a major perceptual theorist and the founder of the ecologically oriented theory of the Affordances: A PDF/EPUB ¾ perception This is the story of their lives together and how each came to make particular contributions This book is of interest to people who study perception, perceptual development, infancy, developmental psychology, and the history of psychology.


7 thoughts on “Perceiving the Affordances: A Portrait of Two Psychologists

  1. Alexander Van Leadam Alexander Van Leadam says:

    This is not an autobiography one should reat for its literary qualities It s main merit is that it describes the life and work of two leading figures in ecological psychology, and so helps the informed reader understand the context of their achievements As a personal account, it is obviously biased, so one should also read between the lines It also provides a woman s perspective to university life in the 20th century and the hardships and discrimination it entailed In general, it is striking This is not an autobiography one should reat for its literary qualities It s main merit is that it describes the life and work of two leading figures in ecological psychology, and so helps the informed reader understand the context of their achievements As a personal account, it is obviously biased, so one should also read between the lines It also provides a woman s perspective to university life in the 20th century and the hardships and discrimination it entailed In general, it is striking how much of the book is about work and universities Academics even dominate private life occupational hazard The funniest part is about the Gibsons visit to England the author is quite dismissinve of British post war life an academe The contrast with the vibrant USA of those years is striking


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