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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 85 new and published books in the subject of Perception — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Beliefs and Expectancies in Legal Decision Making

    Edited by Bradley D. McAuliff, Brian H. Bornstein

    Beliefs and expectancies influence our everyday thoughts, feelings, and actions. These attributes make a closer examination of beliefs and expectancies worthwhile in any context, but particularly so within the high-stakes arena of the legal system. Whether the decision maker is a police officer...

    Published September 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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 September 11th 2014 by Psychology Press

  3. Perspectives on Memory Research (PLE:Memory)

    Essays in Honor of Uppsala University's 500th Anniversary

    Edited by Lars-Göran Nilsson

    Series: Psychology Library Editions: Memory

    Originally published in 1979, this book contains papers presented at a conference held in 1977 to celebrate the 500th anniversary of the University of Uppsala. Beyond the commemoration, the main reason for this conference was to get students of memory together to discuss and evaluate the memory...

    Published April 24th 2014 by Psychology Press

  4. Space and Sense

    By Susanna Millar

    Series: Essays in Cognitive Psychology

    How do we perceive the space around us, locate objects within it, and make our way through it? What do the senses contribute? This book focuses on touch in order to examine which aspects of vision and touch overlap in spatial processing. It argues that spatial processing depends crucially on...

    Published November 21st 2013 by Psychology Press

  5. 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,...

    Published November 18th 2013 by Psychology Press

  6. Ways of Sensing

    Understanding the Senses In Society

    By David Howes, Constance Classen

    Ways of Sensing is a stimulating exploration of the cultural, historical and political dimensions of the world of the senses. The book spans a wide range of settings and makes comparisons between different cultures and epochs, revealing the power and diversity of sensory expressions across time and...

    Published October 31st 2013 by Routledge

  7. Auditory Sound Transmission

    An Autobiographical Perspective

    By Jozef J. Zwislocki

    Auditory Sound Transmission provides an integrated, state-of-the-art description and quantitative analysis of sound transmission from the outer ear to the sensory cells in the cochlea of the inner ear. It describes in detail the structures and mechanisms involved and gives their input and...

    Published October 31st 2013 by Psychology Press

  8. Perceiving the Affordances

    A Portrait of Two Psychologists

    By Eleanor J. Gibson

    Perceiving the Affordances is a personal history and intellectual autobiography of Eleanor Gibson, the groundbreaking research psychologist who was influential in the founding of the theory of perceptual development. It is also a biography of her husband, James J. Gibson, who was a major perceptual...

    Published October 31st 2013 by Psychology Press

  9. 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 31st 2013 by Psychology Press

  10. Psychology of Touch and Blindness

    By Morton A. Heller, Edouard Gentaz

    This book reviews the considerable body of research that has been done to evaluate the touch skills of blind people. With an emphasis on cognitive and neuroscientific approaches, it encompasses a wide-ranging discussion of the theoretical issues in the field of touch perception and blindness. The...

    Published October 7th 2013 by Psychology Press