Perceiving the Affordances: A Portrait of Two Psychologists by Eleanor J. Gibson

By Eleanor J. Gibson

Perceiving the Affordances is a private background and highbrow autobiography of Eleanor Gibson, the groundbreaking examine psychologist who was once influential within the founding of the idea of perceptual improvement. it's also a biography of her husband, James J. Gibson, who used to be a huge perceptual theorist and the founding father of the ecologically-oriented thought of notion. this can be the tale in their lives jointly and the way every one got here to make specific contributions. This booklet is of curiosity to those that learn notion, perceptual improvement, infancy, developmental psychology, and the heritage of psychology.

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