James J. Gibson

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American psychologist

Why Is James J. Gibson Influential?

According to Wikipedia, James Jerome Gibson , was an American psychologist and one of the most important contributors to the field of visual perception. Gibson challenged the idea that the nervous system actively constructs conscious visual perception, and instead promoted ecological psychology, in which the mind directly perceives environmental stimuli without additional cognitive construction or processing. A Review of General Psychology survey, published in 2002, ranked him as the 88th most cited psychologist of the 20th century, tied with John Garcia, David Rumelhart, Louis Leon Thurstone, Margaret Floy Washburn, and Robert S. Woodworth.

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What Are James J. Gibson's Academic Contributions?

James J. Gibson is most known for their academic work in the field of psychology. They are also known for their academic work in the fields of sociology, political science, computer science, philosophy, economics, mathematics, history, communications, biology, literature, engineering, physics, nursing, medical, and chemistry.

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