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Attention Selective Processes in Vision and Hearing

Attention: Selective Processes in Vision and Hearing

1st Edition

Neville Moray
March 12, 2019

The early years of modern experimental psychology were marked by a considerable amount of research on attention, and much work was carried out in the laboratories of Wundt, Titchener and Helmholtz. For various reasons, research on attention declined from 1920 until the 1950s. Under the early ...

Auditory and Visual Pattern Recognition

Auditory and Visual Pattern Recognition

1st Edition

David J. Getty, James H Howard
March 12, 2019

The systematic scientific investigation of human perception began over 130 years ago, yet relatively little is known about how we identify complex patterns. A major reason for this is that historically, most perceptual research focused on the more basic processes involved in the detection and ...

Basic Processes in Reading Perception and Comprehension

Basic Processes in Reading: Perception and Comprehension

1st Edition

David LaBerge, S. Jay Samuels
March 12, 2019

Originally published in 1977, this volume contains the most recent theoretical views and experimental findings by prominent psychologists at the time, working in areas they considered to be most basic to the reading processes. The material will still be of value to people interested in applied and ...

Cognitive and Computational Aspects of Face Recognition Explorations in Face Space

Cognitive and Computational Aspects of Face Recognition: Explorations in Face Space

1st Edition

Tim Valentine
March 12, 2019

How can computers recognize faces? Why are caricatures of famous faces so easily recognized? Originally published in 1995, much of the previous research on face recognition had been phenomena driven. Recent empirical work together with the application of computational, mathematical and statistical ...

Even Odder Perceptions

Even Odder Perceptions

1st Edition

Richard L. Gregory
March 12, 2019

Why did Newton struggle for thirty years to make gold by alchemy – and then become Master of the Mint? Why do we blush? Why do we have illusions? In this collection of essays, originally published in 1994, Richard Gregory once again delights and tantalizes with tales of his childhood, his family ...

Eye Movements Cognition and Visual Perception

Eye Movements: Cognition and Visual Perception

1st Edition

Dennis F. Fisher, Richard A. Monty, John W. Senders
March 12, 2019

Originally published in 1981, this volume represents the edited proceedings of the third symposium on eye movements and behaviour sponsored by the US Army Human Engineering Laboratory. The conference, titled "The Last Whole Earth Eye Movement Conference" was held in Florida in February 1980. As the...

Eye Movements and Psychological Processes

Eye Movements and Psychological Processes

1st Edition

Richard A. Monty, John W. Senders
March 12, 2019

In the 10 years prior to publication the quantity of research on eye movements as they pertain to psychological processes had been increasing at a rapid rate. Originally published in 1976, the editors’ purpose was to bring together investigators representing different theoretical positions and ...

Eye Movements and the Higher Psychological Functions

Eye Movements and the Higher Psychological Functions

1st Edition

John W. Senders, Dennis F. Fisher, Richard A. Monty
March 12, 2019

Originally published in 1978, this volume reflects the proceedings of a conference held in February 1977 in California and is a natural successor to the earlier volume Eye Movements and Psychological Processes (Monty & Senders, 1976). The second conference was aimed at providing a greater ...

Frames of Mind Ability, Perception and Self-Perception in the Arts and Sciences

Frames of Mind: Ability, Perception and Self-Perception in the Arts and Sciences

1st Edition

Liam Hudson
March 12, 2019

Contrary Imaginations was an original and suggestive study of two types of intelligent schoolboy – the converger with his preference for science and the diverger with his leaning towards the arts. In Frames of Mind, originally published in 1968, Liam Hudson extends and enriches this classification ...

Human Awareness Its Social Development

Human Awareness: Its Social Development

1st Edition

Ivana Marková
March 12, 2019

Human awareness – which forms the basis of all interpersonal relationships – is perhaps the most fascinating phenomenon of biological and socio-cultural evolution. In this innovative book, originally published in 1987, the author introduces the subject of human awareness from the perspective of ...

Neuropsychology of Visual Perception

Neuropsychology of Visual Perception

1st Edition

Jason W. Brown
March 12, 2019

Originally published in 1989, this sourcebook for anatomic studies in the neuropsychology of visual perception contains chapters on disorders of visual agnosias, impaired object perception and spatial neglect, and abnormal visual imagery. The neurological basis of visual perception and the ...

Odd Perceptions

Odd Perceptions

1st Edition

Richard L. Gregory
March 12, 2019

Richard Gregory was one of the major scientific thinkers of our time. Originally published in 1986, here he presents essays on the rich subject of perception. How we experience colours, shapes, sounds, touches, tickles, tastes and smells is a mysterious and rich inquiry. Wonderful as these ...

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