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  • Cupidine Caeci: The Ethics of Perception in Lucretius' De rerum natura IV 

    Wheeler, Madelaine
    This thesis seeks to find a unity in the fourth book of Lucretius’ De rerum natura by considering the relationship between the book’s exposition of the Epicurean perceptual doctrine of simulacra and its concluding indictment ...
  • A Defamiliarized Architecture: [RE]Iterative Readings of a Text 

    Ho, Courtney
    This thesis explores a design methodology reflecting Viktor Shklovsky’s concept “defamiliarization”. Defamiliarization is a technique used to make something unfamiliar, or strange, in order to enhance the perceptions of ...
  • Dimming the City 

    Deter, Sarabeth
    This thesis addresses light pollution, specifically over-illumination, in cities. It examines the history of artificial lighting, the consequences of excessive light, and the motivations for its continued overuse: fear and ...
  • Perceptual and Motor IOR: Components or Flavours? 

    Hilchey, Matthew D (2011-05-02)
    The most common evidence for inhibition of return (IOR) is the robust finding of increased response times to targets that appear at previously cued locations following a cue-target interval exceeding ~ 300 ms. In a ...
  • A three-channel model of human binaural sound localization 

    Dingle, Rachel Neville (2012-03-30)
    The most accepted model of mammalian binaural sound localization postulates two neural/perceptual channels with hemifield tuning and overlapping medial borders; the extent to which the two channels are co-activated by the ...