Gen Psych Lect 2

Gen Psych Lect 2 - Psych of Art 1.10- SYMMETRY CURVATURE...

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Psych of Art 1.10- S Y MMET R Y C U R V A T UR E D UA L I T Y T H E O R EM (LE Y T O N 1987 ) - any section of smooth curve with one and only one curvature extremum has one and only one symmetry axis which is forced to terminate at the extremum itself. 1.11- CURVATURE EXTREMA AND THE SYMMETRY PRINCIPLE – INTERACTION PRINCIPLE- The symmetry axes are the directions along which processes are most likely to have acted. 1.12- C U R V A T U R E E X T R EMA A N D T H E A S Y MET R Y P R I NCI P LE CURVATURE DISTINGUISHABILITY- On a typical curve, the curvature (amount of bend) is different at different points. When we apply the asym. Prin. And remove it backwards in time we get the same amount of bend all around i.e. a circle. Therefore, shape was originally a circle. 1.13 G en e ral s hapes ( r ead i n text). Section 1.14 – THE THREE RULES FOR RECOVERING THE PAST FROM CURVATURE EXTREMA RULE 1 SYMMETRY CURVATURE DUALITY THEOREM- Each extrema implies a unique symmetry axis leading to and terminating at the extremum.
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Gen Psych Lect 2 - Psych of Art 1.10- SYMMETRY CURVATURE...

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