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  1. The Experimental Psychology of Beauty

    By C.W. Valentine

    Series: Collected Works of C.W. Valentine

    Originally published in 1962, the experimental study of aesthetics was a field particularly associated with the name of C.W. Valentine, who in this book provided a critical review of research carried out since the end of the nineteenth century principally by British and American psychologists. The...

    Published May 25th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Starting from Scratch

    The Origin and Development of Expression, Representation and Symbolism in Human and Non-Human Primates

    By John Matthews

    This book compares the beginning of symbolic thought in human infancy with that of our close primate relatives, the chimpanzees. The author investigates the precursors of symbolism by studying the actions and interactions of a small group of these intelligent, non-human primates who live in...

    Published May 22nd 2015 by Psychology Press

  3. Perception And Cognition Of Music

    Edited by Irene Deliege, John A. Sloboda

    This text comprises of reviews of work relating to music and mind. It presents a range of approaches from the psychological through the computational, to the musicological. The reviews were selected from papers submitted at the Third International Conference on Music Perception and Cognition Liege...

    Published May 22nd 2015 by Psychology Press

  4. Apraxia

    The Neuropsychology of Action

    Edited by Leslie J. Gonzalez Rothi, Kenneth M. Heilman

    The purpose of this book is to provide the reader with a perspective on apraxia that considers a link between the pathology of apraxia and normal motor skill. In addition, it is the intention of the authors to provide information that is theoretically interesting as well as clinically applicable....

    Published May 22nd 2015 by Psychology Press

  5. The Cognitive Neuroscience of Face Processing

    A Special Issue of Cognitive Neuropsychology

    By Nancy Kanwisher, Morris Moscovitch

    For social primates like us, faces may be the most biologically significant stimuli we view. Faces provide information not only about identity but also about mood, age, sex, and direction of overt attention. Does our ability to extract this information from faces rely on special-purpose cognitive...

    Published May 22nd 2015 by Psychology Press

  6. Models Of Short-Term Memory

    Edited by Susan E. Gathercole

    This volume offers a collection of theoretical perspectives in the area of short-term memory. It contains overviews of models of short-term memory, with particular emphasis placed on the detailed description of the functioning of the models. The volume represents both computational approaches and...

    Published May 22nd 2015 by Psychology Press

  7. The Handbook of Adult Language Disorders

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Argye E. Hillis

    The Handbook of Adult Language Disorders is the essential guide to the scientific and clinical tenets of aphasia study and treatment. It focuses on how language breaks down after focal brain damage, what patterns of impairment reveal about normal language, and how recovery can be optimally...

    Published May 21st 2015 by Psychology Press

  8. Emotional Memory Across the Adult Lifespan

    By Elizabeth A. Kensinger

    Though many factors can influence the likelihood that we remember a past experience, one critical determinant is whether the experience caused us to have an emotional response. Emotional experiences are more likely to be remembered than nonemotional ones, and over the past couple of decades there...

    Published May 21st 2015 by Psychology Press

  9. The Sensory Basis and Structure of Knowledge

    By Henry J. Watt

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Epistemology

    Originally published in 1925. If we are to know what intelligence is, how the brain can think, and what place mind holds in the scheme of things, we must first have a science of the sensory basis and structure of knowledge. This book supplies that need; it also serves as a short introduction to the...

    Published May 21st 2015 by Routledge

  10. Skepticism and the Definition of Knowledge

    By Gilbert Harman

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Epistemology

    Originally published in 1990. This study argues that scepticism is an intelligible view and that the issue scepticism raises is whether or not certain sceptical hypotheses are as plausible as the ordinary views we accept. It discusses psychological concepts, definitions of knowledge, belief and...

    Published May 21st 2015 by Routledge