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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. The World in Your Head

    A Gestalt View of the Mechanism of Conscious Experience

    By Steven M. Lehar

    The World In Your Head: A Gestalt View of the Mechanism of Conscious Experience represents a bold assault on one of the greatest unsolved mysteries in science: the nature of consciousness and the human mind. Rather than examining the brain and nervous system to see what they tell us about the...

    Published July 8th 2013 by Psychology Press

  5. Studies in Perception and Action XII

    Seventeenth International Conference on Perception and Action

    Edited by Tehran J. Davis, Pedro Passos, Matt Dicks, Julie A. Weast-Knapp

    Series: Studies in Perception and Action

    Since 1991, the edited book series Studies in Perception and Action has appeared in conjunction with the biennial International Conference of Perception and Action (ICPA). ICPA provides a forum for researchers and academics who share a common interest in ecological psychology to come together,...

    Published July 1st 2013 by Psychology Press

  6. The Orienting Response in Information Processing

    By Heikki Lyytinen, Risto Naatanen, Evgeni N. Sokolov, John Spinks

    This book is a testimony to Evgeny Nikolaevich Sokolov's years of work in developing knowledge in the areas of perception, information processing and attention, and to the research it has spawned. It presents a historical account of a research program, leading the reader toward a cognitive science...

    Published May 2nd 2013 by Psychology Press

  7. The Intelligent Ear

    On the Nature of Sound Perception

    By Reinier Plomp

    Plomp's Aspects of Tone Sensation--published 25 years ago--dealt with the psychophysics of simple and complex tones. Since that time, auditory perception as a field of study has undergone a radical metamorphosis. Technical and methodological innovations, as well as a considerable increase in...

    Published May 2nd 2013 by Psychology Press

  8. Motivated Social Perception

    The Ontario Symposium, Volume 9

    Edited by Steven J. Spencer, Steven Fein, Mark P. Zanna, James M. Olson

    Series: Ontario Symposia on Personality and Social Psychology Series

    This volume highlights state-of-the-art research on motivated social perception by the leaders in the field. Recently a number of researchers developed influential accounts of how motivation affects social perception. Unfortunately, this work was developed without extensive contact between the...

    Published January 10th 2013 by Psychology Press

  9. Visual Perception

    An Introduction, 3rd Edition

    By Nicholas Wade, Mike Swanston

    Does the world appear the same to everyone? Does what we know determine what we see? Why do we see the world as we do? Vision is our most dominant sense. From the light that enters our eyes to the complex cognitive processes that follow, we derive most of our information about what things are,...

    Published October 23rd 2012 by Psychology Press

  10. Face Perception

    By Vicki Bruce, Andy Young

    Human faces are unique biological structures that convey a complex variety of important social messages. Even strangers can tell things from our faces – our feelings, our locus of attention, something of what we are saying, our age, sex and ethnic group, whether they find us attractive. In...

    Published December 21st 2011 by Psychology Press