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November 14, 2020

Perception and Affordance

By: Rebecca McInroy

When we see something, like a chair, we are not only seeing the chair but our brains are also making calculations as to what that chair can afford us; give us a place to sit perhaps.

It turns out that we are making those types of calculations all the time. In fact, the relationships change as we learn new skills, develop keen insights, or just grow up.

In this edition of Two Guys on Your Head, Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke talk about perception and affordance