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Stories by Ulric Neisser

The Processes of Vision

Light enables us to see, but optical images on the retina are only the starting point of the complex activities of visual perception and visual memory

September 1, 1968 — Ulric Neisser

Visual Search

The cognitive operations involved in looking for a face in a crowd or a word in a list can be studied by timing the scanning process. Apparently many such operations can be carried out simultaneously...

June 1, 1964 — Ulric Neisser

Pattern Recognition by Machine

There is not much doubt that computers can think, but they still cannot perceive. Recently, however, progress has been made toward enabling machines to recognize meaningful patterns such as letters...

August 1, 1960 — Oliver G. Selfridge and Ulric Neisser
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