Chapter 1: The Two Worlds of Reality

The Philosophical Divide in Theories of Vision
Kant's Insight into the Dual Nature of Reality
Introspective Retrogression
A Double Mental Image Reflects Two Worlds of Reality
The Radar Controller Analogy
An Analogical Paradigm of Representation
The Plotting Room Analogy
An Analogical Algorithm
Analogical v.s. Sequential Logic
The Differential Analyzer
Internal v.s. External Representation
Symbol Grounding by Spatial Analogy
Structural Properties of the Spatial Mode
Functional Properties of the Spatial Model
Abstract Thought and Cognition
Neurophysiological Considerations
Harmonic Resonance Theory
A Psycho-Aesthetic Hypothesis

Chapter 2: The Dimensions of Conscious Experience

Perceptual Modeling v.s. Neural Modeling
The Psychophysical Postulate
The Gestalt Principle of Isomorphism
Introspection and the Structuralist Tradition
A Quantitative Phenomenology
The Cartesian Theatre and the Homunculus Problem
Bounded Nature of the Perceptual World
The Phenomenon of Perspective
The Embodied Percipient

Chapter 3: The Enigma of Gestalt Phenomena

Wertheimer's Laws of Perceptual Grouping
Brain Anchoring
Amodal Perception
Perception Outside the Visual Field
Making Sense of Gestalt Phenomena
Plausibility Considerations

Chapter 4: The Computational Mechanism of Perception

General Principles of the Perceptual Transformation
A Gestalt Bubble Model
Surface Percept Interpolation
Local Effects of a Visual Edge
Global Effects of Configurations of Edges
Vertices and Intersections
Perspective Cues
Bounding the Representation
Binocular and Multi-ocular Vision

Chapter 5: The Perception of Illumination

Fundamental Ambiguities in Reflected Light Imagery
Brightness, Lightness, and Illuminance
The Perception of Illumination
Reverse Ray-Tracing
The Perception of Global Illumination
A Parallel Relaxation
General Properties

Chapter 6: Recognition v.s. Completion, Abstraction v.s. Reification

Pattern Completion by Information Theory
Pattern Completion in Three Dimensions
Completion Behind the Head
Abstraction as Derivative, Reification as Integral
Encoding Higher Order Patterns of Spatial Structure

Chapter 7: Relation to Neurophysiology

Relating the Perceptual Model to Neurophysiology
The Architect's Model in the Lobby
Coupling Between Cortical Areas
Functional Isomorphism and the Homonculus Problem
A Non-Anchored Representation of Spatial Structure
Volumetric Space in Flat Cortex

Chapter 8: Harmonic Resonance Theory

General Properties of Harmonic Resonance
Emergence in Harmonic Resonance
Harmonic Resonance in the Brain
Physiological and Psychophysical Evidence
Standing Waves v.s. Receptive Fields
Harmonic Resonance Coding of Spatial Pattern
Recognition by Reification
Rotation Invariance in Recognition and Completion
Three-Dimensional Spatial Structure
Dynamic Pattern Formation
Resonant Tissue
Gestalt Properties of Resonance

Chapter 9: Image Theory of Language and Cognition

The Imagery Debate
The Structure of Language
Evolution of Language in Man
Development of Language in the Child
Grammatical Flex
Mental Imagery as a Basis for Language
The Nature of Mental Imagery
Which Image to Represent a Concept?
The Representation of Abstract Concepts
Manipulation of Mental Images
Imagery and Grammar
Language Generation
Conditional Statements

Chapter 10: Motor Control and Field Theory

The Generality of the Motor Code
The Backhoe Analogy
Field Theory of Motor Control
Field Theory of Posture
Field Theory of Balance
A Field Theory of Locomotion
Object Oriented Motor Control
Combinations of Motor Primitives
Synchronized dance and military drill
Field Theory of Navigation
Long Range Navigation

Chapter 11: A Psycho-Aesthetic Hypothesis

The Biological Component of Culture
Common Properties Across the Arts
A Periodic Basis Set
The Missing Fundamental Phenomenon
Symmetry v.s Periodicity, Relative v.s. Absolute
Balance in Visual Art
A Hierarchical Progression in Art
Spirituality and the Paranormal
Psychedelic and Mystical Experience
Left-Brained v.s. Right-Brained Thought
Future Work

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