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Edited by Stephen W. Link, James T. Townsend

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1-10 of 25 results in Scientific Psychology Series
  1. Introduction to the Theories of Measurement and Meaningfulness and the Use of Symmetry in Science

    By Louis Narens

    Series: Scientific Psychology Series

    This book is designed to be an introduction to the theories of measurement and meaningfulness, and not a comprehensive study of those topics. A major theme of this book is the psychophysical measurement of subjective intensity. This has been a subject of intense interest in psychology from the very...

    Published October 30th 2013 by Psychology Press

  2. Psychophysics Beyond Sensation

    Laws and Invariants of Human Cognition

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

    Series: Scientific Psychology Series

    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...

    Published October 30th 2013 by Psychology Press

  3. Unified Social Cognition

    By Norman Anderson

    Series: Scientific Psychology Series

    This eagerly awaited volume presents Anderson's cumulative progress in unified social psychology. The research is grounded in the three fundamental laws of information integration theory. Research shows these laws to apply to topics in social and personality psychology such as person cognition,...

    Published October 9th 2013 by Psychology Press

  4. Computational, Geometric, and Process Perspectives on Facial Cognition

    Contexts and Challenges

    Edited by Michael J. Wenger, James T. Townsend

    Series: Scientific Psychology Series

    Within the last three decades, interest in the psychological experience of human faces has drawn together cognitive science researchers from diverse backgrounds. Computer scientists talk to neural scientists who draw on the work of mathematicians who explicitly influence those conducting behavioral...

    Published August 15th 2012 by Psychology Press

  5. Measurement With Persons

    Theory, Methods, and Implementation Areas

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

    Series: Scientific Psychology Series

    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...

    Published December 18th 2011 by Psychology Press

  6. Information-Processing Channels in the Tactile Sensory System

    A Psychophysical and Physiological Analysis

    By George A. Gescheider, John H. Wright, Ronald T. Verrillo

    Series: Scientific Psychology Series

    Information-Processing Channels in the Tactile Sensory System addresses the fundamental question of whether sensory channels, similar to those known to operate in vision and audition, also operate in the sense of touch. Based on the results of psychophysical and neurophysiological experimentation...

    Published December 16th 2008 by Psychology Press

  7. Measurement and Representation of Sensations

    Edited by Hans Colonius, Ehtibar N. Dzhafarov

    Series: Scientific Psychology Series

    Measurement and Representation of Sensations offers a glimpse into the most sophisticated current mathematical approaches to psychophysical problems. In this book, editors Hans Colonius and Ehtibar N. Dzhafarov, top scholars in the field, present a broad spectrum of innovative approaches and...

    Published February 13th 2006 by Psychology Press

  8. Theories of Meaningfulness

    By Louis Narens

    Series: Scientific Psychology Series

    Written by one of the masters of the foundation of measurement, Louis Narens' new book thoroughly examines the basis for the measurement-theoretic concept of meaningfulness and presents a new theory about the role of numbers and invariance in science. The book associates with each portion of...

    Published October 31st 2001 by Psychology Press

  9. Theories of Meaningfulness

    By Louis Narens

    Series: Scientific Psychology Series

    Written by one of the masters of the foundation of measurement, Louis Narens' new book thoroughly examines the basis for the measurement-theoretic concept of meaningfulness and presents a new theory about the role of numbers and invariance in science. The book associates with each portion of...

    Published October 31st 2001 by Psychology Press

  10. Empirical Direction in Design and Analysis

    By Norman H. Anderson

    Series: Scientific Psychology Series

    The goal of Norman H. Anderson's new book is to help students develop skills of scientific inference. To accomplish this he organized the book around the "Experimental Pyramid"--six levels that represent a hierarchy of considerations in empirical investigation--conceptual framework, phenomena,...

    Published August 11th 2001 by Psychology Press