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  1. Computational Approaches to Reading and Scene Perception

    Edited by John M. Henderson

    Series: Special Issues of Visual Cognition

    What we see and understand about the visual world is tightly tied to where we direct our eyes. High-resolution visual information is acquired from only a very limited region of the scene surrounding the fixation point, with the quality of visual input falling off precipitously from central vision...

    Published November 19th 2012 by Psychology Press

  2. Eye Guidance in Natural Scenes

    A Special Issue of Visual Cognition

    Edited by Benjamin W. Tatler

    Series: Special Issues of Visual Cognition

    Successfully completing many forms of behaviour requires that humans look in the right place at the right time: This has generated a large volume of research aimed at understanding how the eyes are guided. This special issue demonstrates that the decision about where to look involves a large number...

    Published September 24th 2009 by Psychology Press

  3. Binding

    A Special Issue of Visual Cognition

    Edited by James R. Brockmole, Steven L. Franconeri

    Series: Special Issues of Visual Cognition

    Visual processing acts as a prism, splitting visual information from the retinal image into separately processed features such as color, shape, and orientation. Binding refers to the set of cognitive and neural mechanisms that re-integrate these features to create a holistic representation of the...

    Published February 27th 2009 by Psychology Press

  4. Attentional Capture

    A Special Issue of Visual Cognition

    Edited by Bradley S. Gibson, Charles Folk, Jan Theeuwes, Alan Kingstone

    Series: Special Issues of Visual Cognition

    The notion that certain mental or physical events can capture attention has been one of the most enduring topics in the study of attention owing to the importance of understanding how goal-directed and stimulus-driven processes interact in perception and cognition. Despite the clear theoretical and...

    Published April 16th 2008 by Psychology Press

  5. Visual Search and Attention

    A Special Issue of Visual Cognition

    Edited by Herman Muller, Joseph Krummenacher

    Series: Special Issues of Visual Cognition

    This special issue of Visual Cognition collects some 30 articles on Visual Search and Attention by leading experts from a variety of disciplines, including experimental psychology, neuropsychology, neurophysiology and computational modelling. The articles are updated versions of papers presented at...

    Published September 14th 2006 by Psychology Press

  6. Age of Acquisition Effects in Word and Object Processing

    A Special Issue of Visual Cognition

    Edited by Chris Barry, Robert A. Johnston

    Series: Special Issues of Visual Cognition

    Models of word and object processing have been informed by experimental data relating to the effects of important marker variables, particularly word frequency. In recent times, however, the role of word frequency has come to be questioned due to the demonstration of the impact of a correlated...

    Published June 22nd 2006 by Psychology Press

  7. Real World Scene Perception

    A Special Issue of Visual Cognition

    Edited by John M. Henderson

    Series: Special Issues of Visual Cognition

    The current volume, a special issue of Visual Cognition, brings together an eclectic group of investigators, all of whom study critical issues in the perception of true real-world scenes. Topics include the rapid acquisition of scene gist; scene recognition; spatial layout and...

    Published September 29th 2005 by Psychology Press

  8. Visual Social Cognition

    A Special Issue of Visual Cognition

    Edited by Elaine Fox

    Series: Special Issues of Visual Cognition

    It is widely recognized that visual processes modulate many social interactions. For example, the eye-gaze of another person is a powerful cue to guide attention to a particular part of the visual field. Conversely, a direct gaze may indicate potential threat or the opportunity for a sexual...

    Published March 31st 2005 by Psychology Press

  9. Visual Space Perception and Action

    A Special Issue of Visual Cognition

    Edited by Jochen Müsseler, A.H.C. Van der Heijden, Dirk Kerzel

    Series: Special Issues of Visual Cognition

    Vision is not an end in itself. Instead, it has evolved to assure survival in a dynamic environment. Vision - as well as the other senses - evolved from the necessity to act in this environment. Therefore, perceptual processes and action planning are much more interlocked than evident at first...

    Published March 18th 2004 by Psychology Press

  10. Independence and Integration of Perception and Action

    A Special Issue of Visual Cognition

    Edited by Robert Ward

    Series: Special Issues of Visual Cognition

    The remarkable complexity and sophistication of our perceptual systems have evolved for ultimately one purpose - to promote efficient and effective action within a constantly changing environment. Traditionally, the route from perception to action has often been viewed as a single, one-directional...

    Published May 23rd 2002 by Psychology Press

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