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  1. 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 20th 2013 by Psychology Press

  2. 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 17th 2013 by Psychology Press

  3. 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 30th 2013 by Routledge

  4. 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 30th 2013 by Psychology Press

  5. 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 30th 2013 by Psychology Press

  6. 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

  7. 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 6th 2013 by Psychology Press

  8. Phenomenology of Perception

    By Maurice Merleau-Ponty

    First published in 1945, Maurice Merleau-Ponty’s monumental Phénoménologie de la perception signalled the arrival of a major new philosophical and intellectual voice in post-war Europe. Breaking with the prevailing picture of existentialism and phenomenology at the time, it has become one of the...

    Published August 8th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Perception Beyond Gestalt

    Progress in vision research

    Edited by Adam Geremek, Mark Greenlee, Svein Magnussen

    Series: Explorations in Cognitive Psychology

    How does the brain piece together the information required to achieve object recognition, figure-ground segmentation, object completion in cases of partial occlusion and related perceptual phenomena? This book focuses on principles of Gestalt psychology and the key issues which surround them,...

    Published August 7th 2013 by Psychology Press

  10. Michotte's Experimental Phenomenology of Perception

    Edited by Georges Thinés, Alan Costall, George Butterworth

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Phenomenology

    This volume of collected papers, with the accompanying essays by the editors, is the definitive source book for the work of this important experimental psychologist. Originally published in 1991, it offered previously inaccessible essays by Albert Michotte on phenomenal causality, phenomenal...

    Published August 7th 2013 by Routledge