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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
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Phenomenology of Perception

    1st Edition

    By Maurice Merleau-Ponty

    First published in 1945, Maurice Merleau-Ponty’s monumental Phénoménologie de la perception signalled the arrival of a major new philosophical and intellectual voice in post-war Europe. Breaking with the prevailing picture of existentialism and phenomenology at the time, it has become one of the…

    Paperback – 2013-08-09
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Visual Perception

    An Introduction, 3rd Edition, 1st Edition

    By Nicholas Wade, Mike Swanston

    Does the world appear the same to everyone? Does what we know determine what we see? Why do we see the world as we do? Vision is our most dominant sense. From the light that enters our eyes to the complex cognitive processes that follow, we derive most of our information about what things are,…

    Paperback – 2012-10-24
    Psychology Press

  • Face Perception

    1st Edition

    By Vicki Bruce, Andy Young

    Human faces are unique biological structures that convey a complex variety of important social messages. Even strangers can tell things from our faces – our feelings, our locus of attention, something of what we are saying, our age, sex and ethnic group, whether they find us attractive. In…

    Hardback – 2011-12-22
    Psychology Press

  • Measurement With Persons

    Theory, Methods, and Implementation Areas, 1st Edition

    Edited by Birgitta Berglund, Giovanni B. Rossi, James T. Townsend, Leslie R. Pendrill

    Measurements with persons are those in which human perception and interpretation are used for measuring complex, holistic quantities and qualities, which are perceived by the human brain and mind. Providing means for reproducible measurement of parameters such as pleasure and pain has important…

    Hardback – 2011-12-19
    Psychology Press
    Scientific Psychology Series

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