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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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 9th 2013 by Routledge

  5. 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 8th 2013 by Psychology Press

  6. 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 8th 2013 by Routledge

  7. 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 9th 2013 by Psychology Press

  8. 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 2nd 2013 by Psychology Press

  9. 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 3rd 2013 by Psychology Press

  10. 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 3rd 2013 by Psychology Press