Download On Looking: Eleven Walks with Expert Eyes ePub/PDF/Kindle books

From the author of the #1 New York Times giant bestseller Inside of a Dog comes an equally smart, delightful, and startling exploration of how we perceive our surroundings.

From the author of the giant #1 New York Times bestseller Inside of a Dog comes an equally smart, delightful, and startling exploration of how we perceive and discover our world.

Alexandra Horowitz’s brilliant On Looking: Eleven Walks with Expert Eyes shows us how to see the spectacle of the ordinary—to practice, as Sir Arthur Conan Doyle put it, “the observation of trifles.” On Looking is structured around a series of eleven walks the author takes, mostly in her Manhattan neighborhood, with experts on a diverse range of subjects, including an urban sociologist, the well-known artist Maira Kalman, a geologist, a physician, and a sound designer. She also walks with a child and a dog to see the world as they perceive it. What they see, how they see it, and why most of us do not see the same things reveal the startling power of human attention and the cognitive aspects of what it means to be an expert observer.

As the million-plus readers of Inside of a Dog have discovered, Alexandra Horowitz is charmingly adept at explaining the mysteries of human perception. Trained as a cognitive scientist, she discovers a feast of fascinating detail, all explained with her generous humor and self-deprecating tone. On Looking presents the same engaging combination, this time in service to understanding how human beings encounter their daily worlds and each other.

Page by page, Horowitz shows how much more there is to see—if only we would really look. On Looking is nutrition for the considered life, serving as a provocative response to our relentlessly virtual  consciousness. So turn off the phone and other electronic devices and be in the real world—where strangers communicate by geometry as they walk toward one another, where sounds reveal shadows, where posture can display humility, and the underside of a leaf unveils a Lilliputian universe—where, indeed, there are worlds within worlds within worlds.

Alexandra Horowitz’s On Looking confirms her place as one of today’s most illuminating observers of our infinitely complex world.
On Looking: Eleven Walks with Expert Eyes by Alexandra Horowitz Learn more about On Looking at ...NYSL: Alexandra Horowitz, On Looking: Eleven Walks with Expert Eyes Alexandra Horowitz's brilliant On Looking: Eleven Walks ...Alexandra Horowitz "On Looking" In these eleven accounts of walks, the Barnard psychology ...Stranger Things: Eleven saves Mike Stranger Things S01 E06 Chapter Six The Monster.Khalid - Eleven (Official Video) ft. Summer Walker Khalid - "Eleven" ft. Summer Walker Director: Daniel ...eleven and max being an iconic duo yeeee as i promised here is another ST3 video! honestly i ...Stranger Things 3 | Eleven and Max Spy on the Boys Scene taken from Season 3, Episode 3 - The Case of the ...Finger Eleven - Walking In My Shoes "Copyright Disclaimer Under Section 107 of the Copyright ...STRANGER THINGS Season 2 Episode 8 Final Scene - Eleven Returns Stranger Things Season 2 Episode 8 Final Scene - Eleven ...Eleven Doors: Walk with Me Moving Postcards | Kneehigh A Moving Postcard from our Walk With Me project. Voiced ...Eleven Walks Confidently Animation practice with Eleven Rig.Eleven Walks With Expert Eyes Sweet Child O' Mine - Guns n’ Roses (Cover by First To Eleven) Our cover of “Sweet Child O' Mine” by Guns n' Roses!☼Srila Prabhupada – 731210 - Morning Walk - Los Angeles His Divine Grace A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada ...Doctor Who || Amy & Eleven - Walking With Strangers Please, watch it on HD! It's really important! Series: Doctor ...The Walking Dead Instagram Edits || AMC The Walking Dead (13/13) Hello! We emotional up in here.. Welp, here it is. The final ...Eleven & Mike's Cutest Moments | Stranger Things S1-3 Mileven is the relationship to end all relationships.Ocean's Eleven (4/5) Movie CLIP - Benedict Gets Duped (2001) HD CLIP DESCRIPTION: Rusty (Brad Pitt) gives Terry (Andy The Eleven & Hopper Story | Stranger Things S1-3 Eleven and Hopper is the relationship nobody saw coming ...On Looking by Alexandra Horowitz Order your copy of the Call Me Ishmael Phone Book!