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  1. Time, Space, and Number in Physics and Psychology (Psychology Revivals)

    By William R. Uttal

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    The crux of the debate between proponents of behavioral psychology and cognitive psychology focuses on the issue of accessibility. Cognitivists believe that mental mechanisms and processes are accessible, and that their inner workings can be inferred from experimental observations of behavior....

    To Be Published September 21st 2014 by Psychology Press

  2. The War Between Mentalism and Behaviorism

    On the Accessibility of Mental Processes

    By William R. Uttal

    Series: Scientific Psychology Series

    This book considers one of the most fundamental, but only infrequently considered, issues in psychology--Are mental processes accessible by means of verbal reports and/or experimental assays? It is argues that this is the main characteristic distinguishing between behaviorism and mentalistic...

    To Be Published August 14th 2014 by Psychology Press

  3. The Uttal Tetralogy of Cognitive Neuroscience

    By William R. Uttal

    Series: The Uttal Tetralogy of Cognitive Neuroscience

    These four volumes, originally published between 1973 and 1988, were intended to provide a broad survey of cognitive neuroscience, a field known variously as physiological psychology or psychobiology in the 1970s and 1980s when the books were written. The general goal was to summarize what was...

    Published June 12th 2014 by Psychology Press

  4. The Psychobiology of Sensory Coding

    By William R. Uttal

    Series: The Uttal Tetralogy of Cognitive Neuroscience

    Originally published in 1973, this book deals with what were, even at that time, the well-known neural coding processes of the sensory transmission processes. The book was written to demonstrate the common features of the various senses. It concentrates on the most peripheral neural aspects of the...

    Published June 12th 2014 by Psychology Press

  5. The Psychobiology of Mind

    By William R. Uttal

    Series: The Uttal Tetralogy of Cognitive Neuroscience

    Originally published in 1978, this book develops a conceptual synthesis of the field of physiological psychology, the science specifically concerned with the relationship between the brain and the mind. It was designed to elucidate the important questions under investigation, the basic intellectual...

    Published June 12th 2014 by Psychology Press

  6. A Taxonomy of Visual Processes

    By William R. Uttal

    Series: The Uttal Tetralogy of Cognitive Neuroscience

    Originally published in 1981, this third volume deals with the empirical data base and the theories concerning visual perception – the set of mental responses to photic stimulation of the eyes. As the book develops, the plan was to present a general taxonomy of visual processes and phenomena. It...

    Published June 12th 2014 by Psychology Press

  7. On Seeing Forms

    By William R. Uttal

    Series: The Uttal Tetralogy of Cognitive Neuroscience

    Originally published in 1988, this is the final volume in the set. The original intent of the tetralogy was to review neural explanations of high level perceptual and cognitive processes. However, at this point, it became clear that there were few neural explanations of perceptual topics – a...

    Published June 12th 2014 by Psychology Press

  8. Neural Theories of Mind

    Why the Mind-Brain Problem May Never Be Solved

    By William R. Uttal

    In this fascinating book, William R. Uttal raises the possibility that, however much we learn about the anatomy and physiology of the brain and psychology, we may never be able to cross the final bridge explaining how the mind is produced by the brain. Three main classes of mind-brain theory are...

    Published June 8th 2014 by Psychology Press

  9. A Behaviorist Looks at Form Recognition

    By William R. Uttal

    For many years behaviorism was criticized because it rejected the study of perception. This rejection was based on the extreme view that percepts were internal subjective experiences and thus not subject to examination. This book argues that this logic is incorrect and shows how visual perception,...

    Published July 8th 2013 by Psychology Press

  10. Dualism

    The Original Sin of Cognitivism

    By William R. Uttal

    Directed to scholars and senior-level graduate students, this book is an iconoclastic survey of the history of dualism and its impact on contemporary cognitive psychology. It argues that much of modern cognitive or mentalist psychology is built upon a cryptodualism--the idea that the mind and brain...

    Published April 30th 2013 by Routledge

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