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  • Foundations of Sensation and Perception

    3rd Edition

    By George Mather

    Do you wonder how movies – sequences of static frames – appear to move, or why 3-D films look different from traditional movies? Why does ventriloquism work, and why can airliner flights make you feel disoriented? The answers to these and other questions about the human senses can be found within…

    Paperback – 2016-03-02 
    Psychology Press

  • Studies in Perception and Action IV

    Ninth Annual Conference on Perception and Action

    Edited by John M. Kennedy, Mark Schmuckler

    As busy as teachers and scholars are, rarely do they find the time to sample widely from the table of scientific inquiry. This book offers the opportunity to do just that. The fourth volume in the "Studies in Perception and Action" series, it contains a collection of posters presented at the Ninth…

    Paperback – 2016-02-29 
    Psychology Press

  • Picture Perception in Animals

    Edited by Joel Fagot

    Animal researchers commonly present pictures to their subjects, usually birds or monkeys, in order to infer how natural objects are perceived and conceptualised, or to discover the brain mechanisms underlying these abilities. This unique book questions the premise of this experimental approach and…

    Paperback – 2016-02-29 
    Psychology Press

  • Perception Beyond Gestalt

    Progress in vision research

    Edited by Adam Geremek, Mark Greenlee, Svein Magnussen

    How does the brain piece together the information required to achieve object recognition, figure-ground segmentation, object completion in cases of partial occlusion and related perceptual phenomena? This book focuses on principles of Gestalt psychology and the key issues which surround them,…

    Paperback – 2016-02-26 
    Psychology Press
    Explorations in Cognitive Psychology

  • Attraction Explained

    The science of how we form relationships

    By Viren Swami

    How much does appearance matter in the formation of romantic relationships? Do nice guys always finish last? Does playing hard-to-get ever work? What really makes for a good chat-up line? When it comes to relationships, there’s no shortage of advice from self-help ‘experts’, pick-up…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21 

  • Psychological Aspects of Physical Education and Sport

    Edited by J E Kane

    Psychology has an important part to play in the teaching and practice of physical education and sport, and this volume, originally published in 1972, provided a systematic and authoritative introduction to the major areas in this field at the time. The contributors, leading experts in the UK and US…

    Hardback – 2016-01-04 
    Psychology Revivals

  • Perceiving Events and Objects

    Edited by Gunnar Jansson, Sten Sture Bergstr”m, William Epstein, Sten Sture Bergstrom

    Beginning with his doctoral dissertation in 1950 which introduced the study of event perception and the application of vector analysis to perception, Gunnar Johansson has been a seminal figure in the field of perception. His work on biomechanical motion in the 1970s challenged conventional notions…

    Paperback – 2015-12-31 
    Psychology Press

  • Perceptual and Emotional Embodiment

    Foundations of Embodied Cognition Volume 1

    Edited by Yann Coello, Martin H. Fischer

    This two-volume set provides a comprehensive overview of the multidisciplinary field of Embodied Cognition. With contributions from internationally acknowledged researchers from a variety of fields, Foundations of Embodied Cognition reveals how intelligent behaviour emerges from the interplay…

    Paperback – 2015-12-22 

  • Neuropsychology of Art

    Neurological, Cognitive, and Evolutionary Perspectives, 2nd Edition

    By Dahlia W. Zaidel

    Fully updated, the second edition of Neuropsychology of Art offers a fascinating exploration of the brain regions and neuronal systems which support artistic creativity, talent and appreciation. This landmark book is the first to draw upon neurological, evolutionary, and cognitive perspectives, and…

    Paperback – 2015-11-09
    Psychology Press
    Brain, Behaviour and Cognition

  • Applied Cognitive Psychology

    An Information-Processing Framework

    By Paul Barber

    Originally published in 1988 Applied Cognitive Psychology draws on the psychology of perception, attention, and cognition to give an understanding of some everyday activities and skills. Paul Barber focuses on processes involved in selecting simple actions, face perception, reading, and tasks…

    Hardback – 2015-11-09
    Psychology Revivals

  • Information-Processing Channels in the Tactile Sensory System

    A Psychophysical and Physiological Analysis

    By George A. Gescheider, John H. Wright

    Information-Processing Channels in the Tactile Sensory System addresses the fundamental question of whether sensory channels, similar to those known to operate in vision and audition, also operate in the sense of touch. Based on the results of psychophysical and neurophysiological experimentation…

    Paperback – 2015-07-31
    Psychology Press

  • Lightness, Brightness and Transparency

    Edited by Alan L. Gilchrist

    This volume deals with the visual perception of lightness, brightness, and transparency of surfaces, both under minimal laboratory conditions and in complex images typical of everyday life. Each chapter analyzes the challenging problem of how a pattern of light intensities on the retina is…

    Paperback – 2015-07-31
    Psychology Press

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