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Forthcoming Perception Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Information-Processing Channels in the Tactile Sensory System

    A Psychophysical and Physiological Analysis

    By George A. Gescheider, John H. Wright

    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...

    To Be Published April 14th 2015 by Psychology Press

  2. Relational Psychophysics in Humans and Animals

    A Comparative-Developmental Approach

    By Viktor Sarris

    Relational Psychophysics in Humans and Animals offers a comprehensive and integrated overview of the often fragmented field of psychophysics. It introduces key concepts in psychophysics and clearly summarises and illustrates the central issues through telling examples. It combines empirical...

    To Be Published April 14th 2015 by Psychology Press

  3. Saying, Seeing and Acting

    The Psychological Semantics of Spatial Prepositions

    By Kenny R. Coventry, Simon C. Garrod

    Our use of spatial prepositions carries an implicit understanding of the functional relationships both between objects themselves and human interaction with those objects.This is the thesis rigorously explicated in Saying, Seeing and Acting. It aims to account not only for our theoretical...

    To Be Published April 14th 2015 by Psychology Press

  4. Toward A New Behaviorism

    The Case Against Perceptual Reductionism

    By William R. Uttal

    This volume examines the scientific basis of reductionist approaches to understanding visual perception. The author makes the provocative argument that contemporary neuroscience and cognitive science have gone off on a wild-goose chase in the search for reductionist explanations of perceptual...

    To Be Published April 14th 2015 by Psychology Press

  5. Lightness, Brightness and Transparency

    Edited by Alan L. Gilchrist

    This volume deals with the visual perception of lightness, brightness, and transparency of surfaces, both under minimal laboratory conditions and in complex images typical of everyday life. Each chapter analyzes the challenging problem of how a pattern of light intensities on the retina is...

    To Be Published April 14th 2015 by Psychology Press

  6. Studies in Perception and Action IV

    Ninth Annual Conference on Perception and Action

    Edited by John M. Kennedy, Mark Schmuckler

    As busy as teachers and scholars are, rarely do they find the time to sample widely from the table of scientific inquiry. This book offers the opportunity to do just that. The fourth volume in the "Studies in Perception and Action" series, it contains a collection of posters presented at the Ninth...

    To Be Published May 28th 2015 by Psychology Press

  7. Picture Perception in Animals

    Edited by Joel Fagot

    Animal researchers commonly present pictures to their subjects, usually birds or monkeys, in order to infer how natural objects are perceived and conceptualised, or to discover the brain mechanisms underlying these abilities. This unique book questions the premise of this experimental approach and...

    To Be Published May 28th 2015 by Psychology Press

  8. Perceptual and Emotional Embodiment

    Foundations of Embodied Cognition Volume 1

    Edited by Yann Coello, Martin H. Fischer

    This engaging book presents some of the ways in which science can describe and explain how and why children develop in the way they do. It looks at children’s individual development within the development of our species, at genes, at the hormone systems that flood our bodies, at the neuroscience of...

    To Be Published September 14th 2015 by Psychology Press

  9. Facial Expression Recognition

    The Selected Works of Andy Young

    By Andy Young

    Series: World Library of Psychologists

    In the World Library of Psychologists series, international experts themselves present career-long collections of what they judge to be their finest pieces - extracts from books, key articles, salient research findings, and their major practical theoretical contributions. Andy Young has an...

    To Be Published October 31st 2015 by Psychology Press

  10. Big Data in Cognitive Science

    Edited by Michael N. Jones

    Series: Frontiers of Cognitive Psychology

    To Be Published January 31st 2016 by Psychology Press