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Preface Francis Crick Editors' introduction Part I. The Essence of Images Jonathan Miller 1. What does the brain see? How does it understand Horace Barlow 2. Pictorial instructions Ernst Gombrich 3. Computer-generated cartoons Don Pearson, E. Hanna and K. Martinez 4. The tricks of colour John Mollon Part II. Movement Nicholas Humphrey: 5. Benesh: the notation of dance Monica Parker and Kenneth MacMillan 6. Three stages in the classification of body movements by visual neurons David Perrett, M. Harries, A. J. Mistlin and A. J. Chitty 7. What does gesture add to the spoken word? Peter Bull 8. Visual processing of moving images Anthony Movshon Part III. Narration Mel Calman: 9. Narration with words David Lodge 10. Animal language John Krebs 11. Are the signs of language arbitrary? Margaret Deuchar 12. Moving pictures Jonathan Miller Part 4. Making Images Christopher Longuet-Higgins: 13. Vision in other animals Michael Land 14. Linking perception and graphics: modeling with dynamic constraints Andrew Witkin, Michael Karr, Demetri Terzopoulos and Alan Barr 15. Understanding the digital image John Lansdown 16. The draughtsman's contract: how an artist creates an image John Willats Part V. Images and Thought Richard Held: 17. Understanding images in the brain Colin Blakemore 18. Images of the functioning human brain Marcus Raichle 19. Thinking with a computer Daniel Dennett 20. How do we interpret images? Richard Gregory Part VI. Images and Meaning Margaret Drabble: 21. Scientific images: perception and deception Jon Darius 22. Pictures in the mind? Nelson Goodman Postscript Notes Index.