Edgar Rubin

Edgar John Rubin (September 6 1886 - May 3 1951) was a Danish psychologist/phenomenologist, remembered for his work on figure-ground perception as seen in such optical illusions like the Rubin vase. He once worked as a research associate for Müller.

External links

* [http://www.litteraturpriser.dk/aut/re.htm Edgar Rubin in Litteraturpriser.dk]

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NAME=Rubin, Edgar
ALTERNATIVE NAMES=Rubin, Edgar John
SHORT DESCRIPTION=Danish psychologist
DATE OF BIRTH=September 6 1886
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DATE OF DEATH=May 3 1951
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