Textbooks: Perception

  • Skill Acquisition and Training

    Achieving Expertise in Simple and Complex Tasks

    By Addie Johnson, Robert W. Proctor

    Skill Acquisition and Training describes the building blocks of cognitive, motor, and teamwork skills, and the factors to take into account in training them. The basic processes of perception, cognition and action that provide the foundation for understanding skilled performance are discussed in…

    Paperback – 2016-09-07 
    Routledge

  • Current Controversies in Philosophy of Perception

    By Bence Nanay

    This book provides an up-to-date and accessible overview of the hottest and most influential contemporary debates in philosophy of perception, written especially for this volume by many of the most important philosophers of the field. The book addresses the following key questions: Can perception…

    Paperback – 2016-07-29 
    Routledge
    Current Controversies in Philosophy

  • 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 – 2016-04-14
    Psychology Press

  • An Introduction to Applied Cognitive Psychology

    2nd Edition

    By David Groome, Michael Eysenck

    An Introduction to Applied Cognitive Psychology offers an accessible review of recent research in the application of cognitive methods, theories, and models. Using real-world scenarios and engaging everyday examples this book offers clear explanations of how the findings of cognitive psychologists…

    Paperback – 2016-03-23
    Psychology Press

  • The Sense of Hearing

    Second Edition

    By Christopher J. Plack

    The Sense of Hearing is a truly accessible introduction to auditory perception that is intended for students approaching the subject for the first time, and as a foundation for more advanced study. The second edition has been thoroughly revised throughout, and included new chapters on music,…

    Paperback – 2013-11-18
    Psychology Press

  • Phenomenology of Perception

    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

  • Visual Perception

    An Introduction, 3rd 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

    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

  • Essentials of Sensation and Perception

    By George Mather

    The study of sensation and perception looks at how we acquire, process, and interpret information about the outside world. By describing key ideas from first principles, this straightforward introduction provides easy access to the basic concepts in the subject, and incorporates the most recent…

    Paperback – 2011-05-04
    Routledge
    Foundations of Psychology

  • Foundations of Perception

    By George Mather, George Mather

    This clear and balanced introduction to perception examines all the major and minor senses, including vision, hearing, touch, balance, taste and smell. It provides the reader with a thorough analysis of our perceptual experience, how it relates to the physical properties of the world and how…

    Paperback – 2006-01-19
    Psychology Press

  • Attention, Perception and Memory

    An Integrated Introduction

    By Elizabeth Styles

    Although attention, perception and memory are identifiable components of the human cognitive system, this book argues that for a complete understanding of any of them it is necessary to appreciate the way they interact and depend on one another. Using close examination of experiments, studies of…

    Paperback – 2005-02-10
    Psychology Press

  • Detection Theory

    A User's Guide, 2nd Edition

    By Neil A. Macmillan, C. Douglas Creelman

    Detection Theory is an introduction to one of the most important tools for analysis of data where choices must be made and performance is not perfect. Originally developed for evaluation of electronic detection, detection theory was adopted by psychologists as a way to understand sensory decision…

    Paperback – 2004-08-23
    Psychology Press

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