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  • Ways of Sensing

    Understanding the Senses In Society, 1st Edition

    By David Howes, Constance Classen

    Ways of Sensing is a stimulating exploration of the cultural, historical and political dimensions of the world of the senses. The book spans a wide range of settings and makes comparisons between different cultures and epochs, revealing the power and diversity of sensory expressions across time and…

    Paperback – 2013-10-31

  • Perceiving the Affordances

    A Portrait of Two Psychologists, 1st Edition

    By Eleanor J. Gibson

    Perceiving the Affordances is a personal history and intellectual autobiography of Eleanor Gibson, the groundbreaking research psychologist who was influential in the founding of the theory of perceptual development. It is also a biography of her husband, James J. Gibson, who was a major perceptual…

    Paperback – 2013-10-31
    Psychology Press

  • Psychology of Touch and Blindness

    1st Edition

    By Morton A. Heller, Edouard Gentaz

    This book reviews the considerable body of research that has been done to evaluate the touch skills of blind people. With an emphasis on cognitive and neuroscientific approaches, it encompasses a wide-ranging discussion of the theoretical issues in the field of touch perception and blindness. The…

    Paperback – 2013-10-07
    Psychology Press

  • The World in Your Head

    A Gestalt View of the Mechanism of Conscious Experience, 1st Edition

    By Steven M. Lehar

    The World In Your Head: A Gestalt View of the Mechanism of Conscious Experience represents a bold assault on one of the greatest unsolved mysteries in science: the nature of consciousness and the human mind. Rather than examining the brain and nervous system to see what they tell us about the…

    Paperback – 2013-07-09
    Psychology Press

  • Studies in Perception and Action XII

    Seventeenth International Conference on Perception and Action, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tehran J. Davis, Pedro Passos, Matt Dicks, Julie A. Weast-Knapp

    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 – 2013-07-02
    Psychology Press
    Studies in Perception and Action

  • The Orienting Response in Information Processing

    1st Edition

    By Heikki Lyytinen, Risto Naatanen, Evgeni N. Sokolov, John Spinks

    This book is a testimony to Evgeny Nikolaevich Sokolov's years of work in developing knowledge in the areas of perception, information processing and attention, and to the research it has spawned. It presents a historical account of a research program, leading the reader toward a cognitive science…

    Paperback – 2013-05-03
    Psychology Press

  • The Intelligent Ear

    On the Nature of Sound Perception, 1st Edition

    By Reinier Plomp

    Plomp's Aspects of Tone Sensation--published 25 years ago--dealt with the psychophysics of simple and complex tones. Since that time, auditory perception as a field of study has undergone a radical metamorphosis. Technical and methodological innovations, as well as a considerable increase in…

    Paperback – 2013-05-03
    Psychology Press

  • Motivated Social Perception

    The Ontario Symposium, Volume 9, 1st Edition

    Edited by Steven J. Spencer, Steven Fein, Mark P. Zanna, James M. Olson

    This volume highlights state-of-the-art research on motivated social perception by the leaders in the field. Recently a number of researchers developed influential accounts of how motivation affects social perception. Unfortunately, this work was developed without extensive contact between the…

    Paperback – 2013-01-11
    Psychology Press
    Ontario Symposia on Personality and Social Psychology Series

  • The Frog Who Croaked Blue

    Synesthesia and the Mixing of the Senses, 1st Edition

    By Jamie Ward

    As little Edgar Curtis lay on his porch, he remarked to his mother how the noise of the rifle range was black, the chirp of the cricket was red, and the croak of the frog was bluish. Edgar, like many other people, has synesthesia - a fascinating condition in which music can have color, words can…

    Paperback – 2008-03-26

  • Blindness and Brain Plasticity in Navigation and Object Perception

    1st Edition

    Edited by John J. Rieser, Daniel H. Ashmead, Ford Ebner, Anne L. Corn

    Research into the development of sensory structures in the brains of blind or visually-impaired individuals has opened a window into important ways in which the mind works. In these individuals, the part of the brain that is usually devoted to processing visual information is given over to…

    Hardback – 2007-08-10
    Psychology Press

  • Studies in Perception and Action IX

    Fourteenth International Conference on Perception and Action, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sarah Cummins-Sebree, Michael A. Riley, Kevin Shockley

    The edited book series Studies in Perception and Action contains a collection of research presented at the International Conference on Perception and Action (ICPA). The Studies series has appeared in conjunction with the biennial ICPA since 1991. ICPA provides a forum for presenting new data,…

    Paperback – 2007-07-09
    Psychology Press
    Studies in Perception and Action

  • Closing the Gap

    The Scientific Writings of David N. Lee, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gert-Jan Pepping, Madeleine A. Grealy

    This book is a collection of Lee’s most important works, placed in a historical setting and contextualized through the commentaries of other leading researchers in the field. The contributors were selected on the basis of their standing in the field. Some have been directly involved in…

    Paperback – 2007-01-30
    Psychology Press

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