How Would You Recommend Using “Visual Theories” in Day to Day Observances?
Virtually every visual perception task faced in everyday life will involve the use of both approaches and has been a major contribution within the field of visual perception and cognitive psychology.
It may be, then, that those of us who study visual communication professionally are somewhat self-deluded about the extent to which the general public needs our guidance in order to be able to see through images (Helfand, J. (2001).
Perhaps one could argue indefinitely regarding the philosophy of perception, and as previously asserted no one theory is correct. However, in the view of conclusions the aim of this essay has been achieved by providing a critique of the evidence proposed to allow the reader to have a comprehension and critical evaluation of the constructivist model.
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