Saturday, November 10, 2007

Perception as Unconscious Inference; Shades and Forms of the Same

Perception involves unconscious inference. But unconscious inference in perception takes various forms. Gary Hatfield has apparently spent much of his professional career studying the nature of perceptual inference. See here. Shouldn't people in the law of evidence -- people who profess to care about perception and about reports based on perception -- pay attention to Hatfield's work?

Much of Hatfield's work focuses on vision.

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