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  • Psychophysics Beyond Sensation

    Laws and Invariants of Human Cognition, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christian Kaernbach, Erich Schr”ger, Hermann Mller, Hermann Muller, Erich Schroger

    This volume presents a series of studies that expand laws, invariants, and principles of psychophysics beyond its classical domain of sensation. This book's goal is to demonstrate the extent of the domain of psychophysics, ranging from sensory processes, through sensory memory and short-term memory…

    Paperback – 2016-09-29
    Psychology Press
    Scientific Psychology Series

  • Geometric Representations of Perceptual Phenomena

    Papers in Honor of Tarow indow on His 70th Birthday, 1st Edition

    Edited by R. Duncan Luce, Donald D. Hoffman, Michael D'Zmura, Geoffrey Iverson, A. Kimball Romney

    Based on a conference held in honor of Professor Tarow Indow, this volume is organized into three major topics concerning the use of geometry in perception: * space -- referring to attempts to represent the subjective space within which we locate ourselves and perceive objects to reside; * color…

    Paperback – 2016-09-06
    Psychology Press

  • Sensation and Judgment

    Complementarity Theory of Psychophysics, 1st Edition

    By John C. Baird

    Psychophysical theory exists in two distinct forms -- one ascribes the explanation of phenomena and empirical laws to sensory processes. Context effects arising through the use of particular methods are an unwanted nuisance whose influence must be eliminated so that one isolates the "true" sensory…

    Paperback – 2016-07-29
    Psychology Press
    Scientific Psychology Series

  • Memory for Odors

    1st Edition

    Edited by Frank R. Schab, Robert G. Crowder

    The power of odors to unlock human memory is celebrated in literature and anecdote, but poorly documented by science. Odors -- perhaps more than other stimuli -- are widely believed to evoke vivid and complex past experiences easily. Yet in contrast to the frequency with which odors are thought to…

    Paperback – 2016-07-15
    Psychology Press

  • Perception Beyond Gestalt

    Progress in vision research, 1st Edition

    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 – 2016-03-03
    Psychology Press
    Explorations in Cognitive Psychology

  • Signal Detection Theory and ROC Analysis in Psychology and Diagnostics

    Collected Papers, 1st Edition

    By John A. Swets

    Signal detection theory--as developed in electrical engineering and based on statistical decision theory--was first applied to human sensory discrimination 40 years ago. The theoretical intent was to provide a valid model of the discrimination process; the methodological intent was to provide…

    Paperback – 2016-02-29
    Psychology Press
    Scientific Psychology Series

  • Perspectives on Memory Research (PLE:Memory)

    Essays in Honor of Uppsala University's 500th Anniversary, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lars-Göran Nilsson

    Originally published in 1979, this book contains papers presented at a conference held in 1977 to celebrate the 500th anniversary of the University of Uppsala. Beyond the commemoration, the main reason for this conference was to get students of memory together to discuss and evaluate the memory…

    Paperback – 2016-02-28
    Psychology Press
    Psychology Library Editions: Memory

  • Attraction Explained

    The science of how we form relationships, 1st Edition

    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 – 2016-01-12
    Routledge

  • Michotte's Experimental Phenomenology of Perception

    1st Edition

    Edited by Georges Thinés, Alan Costall, George Butterworth

    This volume of collected papers, with the accompanying essays by the editors, is the definitive source book for the work of this important experimental psychologist. Originally published in 1991, it offered previously inaccessible essays by Albert Michotte on phenomenal causality, phenomenal…

    Paperback – 2015-12-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Phenomenology

  • Perceiving Events and Objects

    1st Edition

    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 – 2015-12-18
    Psychology Press

  • Perceptual and Emotional Embodiment

    Foundations of Embodied Cognition Volume 1, 1st Edition

    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 – 2015-12-08
    Routledge

  • Psychophysics

    The Fundamentals, 3rd Edition

    By George A. Gescheider

    This third edition of a classic text which was first published in 1976 is the only comprehensive, up-to-date presentation of psychophysics currently available. It has been used by undergraduate and graduate students, and scholars throughout the world and is consistently thought of as the best…

    Paperback – 2015-11-27
    Psychology Press

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