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  1. 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...

    Published June 25th 2015 by Psychology Press

  2. 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...

    Published June 25th 2015 by Psychology Press

  3. 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...

    Published May 7th 2015 by Psychology Press

  4. Neuropsychology of Art

    Neurological, Cognitive and Evolutionary Perspectives

    By Dahlia W. Zaidel

    Series: Brain, Behaviour and Cognition

    The significance of art in human existence has long been a source of puzzlement, fascination, and mystery. In Neuropsychology of Art, Dahlia W. Zaidel explores the brain regions and neuronal systems that support artistic creativity, talent, and appreciation.Both the visual and musical arts are...

    Published April 27th 2015 by Psychology Press

  5. Cognitive Modeling in Perception and Memory

    A Festschrift for Richard M. Shiffrin

    Edited by J G W Raaijmakers, Robert Goldstone, Mark Steyvers, Amy Criss, Robert Nosofsky

    Series: Psychology Press Festschrift Series

    The work of Richard M. Shiffrin has highly impacted the field of cognitive science, and current developments within perception and memory have been influenced by his ideas. In this volume, several key figures in the field will comment on these developments and put them in a wider perspective....

    Published February 24th 2015 by Psychology Press

  6. Cognitive Psychology

    Classic Edition

    By Ulric Neisser

    Series: Psychology Press & Routledge Classic Editions

    First published in 1967, this seminal volume by Ulric Neisser was the first attempt at a comprehensive and accessible survey of Cognitive Psychology; as such, it provided the field with its first true textbook. Its chapters are organized so that they began with stimulus information that came '...

    Published December 9th 2014 by Psychology Press

  7. The Ecological Approach to Visual Perception

    Classic Edition

    By James J. Gibson

    Series: Psychology Press & Routledge Classic Editions

    This book, first published in 1979, is about how we see: the environment around us (its surfaces, their layout, and their colors and textures); where we are in the environment; whether or not we are moving and, if we are, where we are going; what things are good for; how to do things (to...

    Published November 20th 2014 by Psychology Press

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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