- Created by: Shelley
- Created on: 25-11-12 14:58
Gibson's Direct Theory
Gibson's direct theory (ecological theory) is known as a bottom-up theory. These theories propose that the process of visual perception starts by analysing the basic features of sensory input and then gradually works up to more complex processing.
- We do not need to do much processing of visual information as there is already enough information in the optic array (the pattern of light reaching our eyes).
- We do not need to rely on stored knowledge in the brain as there is already enough information in the optic array.
- We get information about the relative positions of surfaces and objects when we move…