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  • 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 – 2015-12-15 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2015-11-17 
    Psychology Press

  • 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 
    Routledge
    Psychology Revivals

  • 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 – 2015-10-08 
    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 – 2015-10-08 
    Psychology Press

  • 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

  • Cognition as Intuitive Statistics

    By Gerd Gigerenzer, David J. Murray

    Originally published in 1987, this title is about theory construction in psychology. Where theories come from, as opposed to how they become established, was almost a no-man’s land in the history and philosophy of science at the time. The authors argue that in the science of mind, theories are…

    Hardback – 2015-07-23
    Psychology Press
    Psychology Revivals

  • Studies in Perception and Action XIII

    Eighteenth International Conference on Perception and Action

    Edited by Julie A. Weast-Knapp, MaryLauren Malone, Drew H. Abney

    Since 1991, the edited book series Studies in Perception and Action has appeared in conjunction with the biennial International Conference of Perception and Action (ICPA). ICPA provides a forum for researchers and academics who share a common interest in ecological psychology to come together,…

    Paperback – 2015-07-10
    Psychology Press
    Studies in Perception and Action

  • Relational Psychophysics in Humans and Animals

    A Comparative-Developmental Approach

    By Viktor Sarris

    Relational Psychophysics in Humans and Animals offers a comprehensive and integrated overview of the often fragmented field of psychophysics. It introduces key concepts in psychophysics and clearly summarises and illustrates the central issues through telling examples. It combines empirical…

    Paperback – 2015-06-25
    Psychology Press

  • Saying, Seeing and Acting

    The Psychological Semantics of Spatial Prepositions

    By Kenny R. Coventry, Simon C. Garrod

    Our use of spatial prepositions carries an implicit understanding of the functional relationships both between objects themselves and human interaction with those objects.This is the thesis rigorously explicated in Saying, Seeing and Acting. It aims to account not only for our theoretical…

    Paperback – 2015-06-25
    Psychology Press

  • Toward A New Behaviorism

    The Case Against Perceptual Reductionism

    By William R. Uttal

    This volume examines the scientific basis of reductionist approaches to understanding visual perception. The author makes the provocative argument that contemporary neuroscience and cognitive science have gone off on a wild-goose chase in the search for reductionist explanations of perceptual…

    Paperback – 2015-05-07
    Psychology Press

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