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  1. Attention, Perception and Memory

    An Integrated Introduction

    By Elizabeth Styles

    Series: Psychology Focus

    Although attention, perception and memory are identifiable components of the human cognitive system, this book argues that for a complete understanding of any of them it is necessary to appreciate the way they interact and depend on one another. Using close examination of experiments, studies of...

    Published February 9th 2005 by Psychology Press

  2. Theories of Visual Perception

    By Ian E. Gordon

    Theories of Visual Perception 3rd Edition provides clear critical accounts of several of the major approaches to the challenge of explaining how we see the world. It explains why approaches to theories of visual perception differ so widely and places each theory into its historical and...

    Published September 29th 2004 by Psychology Press

  3. Detection Theory

    A User's Guide, 2nd Edition

    By Neil A. Macmillan, C. Douglas Creelman

    Detection Theory is an introduction to one of the most important tools for analysis of data where choices must be made and performance is not perfect. Originally developed for evaluation of electronic detection, detection theory was adopted by psychologists as a way to understand sensory decision...

    Published August 22nd 2004 by Psychology Press

  4. Saying, Seeing and Acting

    The Psychological Semantics of Spatial Prepositions

    By Kenny R. Coventry, Simon C. Garrod

    Series: Essays in Cognitive Psychology

    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 February 4th 2004 by Psychology Press

  5. Perceptual Organization in Vision

    Behavioral and Neural Perspectives

    Edited by Ruth Kimchi, Marlene Behrmann, Carl R. Olson

    Series: Carnegie Mellon Symposia on Cognition Series

    Understanding visual perceptual organization remains a challenge for vision science. Perceptual Organization in Vision: Behavioral and Neural Perspectives explores ideas emanating from behavioral, developmental, neuropsychological, neurophysiological, and computational approaches to the problem of...

    Published June 30th 2003 by Psychology Press

  6. The Psychology of Graphic Images

    Seeing, Drawing, Communicating

    By Manfredo Massironi, Translated by N Bruno

    This book explores the nature of one of the most ancient tools for nonverbal communication: drawings. They are naturally adaptable enough to meet an incredibly wide range of communication needs. But how exactly do they do their job so well? Avoiding the kinds of aesthetic rankings of different...

    Published July 31st 2001 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...

    Published November 29th 2000 by Psychology Press

  8. Perception

    Theory, Development and Organisation

    By Paul Rookes, Jane Willson

    Series: Routledge Modular Psychology

    Paul Rookes and Jane Willson explain perception and perceptual processes in a way that almost anyone can understand. The study of perception, or how the brain processes information from the senses , has fascinated psychologists and philosophers for a long time. Perception takes the key research...

    Published May 3rd 2000 by Routledge

  9. Toward A New Behaviorism

    The Case Against Perceptual Reductionism

    By William R. Uttal

    Series: Scientific Psychology Series

    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 October 31st 1997 by Psychology Press

  10. Studies in Perception and Action IV

    Ninth Annual Conference on Perception and Action

    Edited by John M. Kennedy, Mark Schmuckler

    Series: Studies in Perception and Action

    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...

    Published June 30th 1997 by Psychology Press