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  1. 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 November 1st 1997 by Psychology Press

  2. 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 July 1st 1997 by Psychology Press

  3. Psychophysics

    The Fundamentals, 3rd Edition

    By George A. Gescheider

    This third edition of a classic text which was first published in 1976 is the only comprehensive, up-to-date presentation of psychophysics currently available. It has been used by undergraduate and graduate students, and scholars throughout the world and is consistently thought of as the best...

    Published May 1st 1997 by Psychology Press

  4. Adaptive Spatial Alignment

    By Gordon M. Redding, Benjamin Wallace

    Series: Scientific Psychology Series

    For most people, prism adaptation is an amusing demonstration, first experienced perhaps in an introductory psychology course. This monograph relates this peculiar phenomenon to the larger context of cognitive science, especially motor control and learning. The first part sketches the background...

    Published January 1st 1997 by Psychology Press

  5. Sensation and Judgment

    Complementarity Theory of Psychophysics

    By John C. Baird

    Series: Scientific Psychology Series

    Psychophysical theory exists in two distinct forms -- one ascribes the explanation of phenomena and empirical laws to sensory processes. Context effects arising through the use of particular methods are an unwanted nuisance whose influence must be eliminated so that one isolates the "true" sensory...

    Published December 1st 1996 by Psychology Press

  6. Scientific Approaches to Consciousness

    Edited by Jonathan D. Cohen, Jonathan W. Schooler

    Series: Carnegie Mellon Symposia on Cognition Series

    There are many ways to approach the understanding of consciousness. Questions about these ways have occupied philosophers and metaphysicians for centuries. During the early growth of cognitive science the problem of consciousness remained taboo, but an increasing number of studies have either...

    Published November 1st 1996 by Psychology Press

  7. Signal Detection Theory and ROC Analysis in Psychology and Diagnostics

    Collected Papers

    By John A. Swets

    Series: Scientific Psychology Series

    Signal detection theory--as developed in electrical engineering and based on statistical decision theory--was first applied to human sensory discrimination 40 years ago. The theoretical intent was to provide a valid model of the discrimination process; the methodological intent was to provide...

    Published May 1st 1996 by Psychology Press

  8. Suspense

    Conceptualizations, Theoretical Analyses, and Empirical Explorations

    Edited by Peter Vorderer, Hans Jurgen Wulff, Mike Friedrichsen

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    This volume begins with the general assumption that suspense is a major criterion for both an audience's selection and evaluation of entertaining media offerings. This assumption is supported not only by the popularity of suspenseful narratives, but also by the reasons users give for their actual...

    Published April 1st 1996 by Routledge

  9. Geometric Representations of Perceptual Phenomena

    Papers in Honor of Tarow indow on His 70th Birthday

    Edited by R. Duncan Luce, Donald D. Hoffman, Michael D'Zmura, Geoffrey Iverson, A. Kimball Romney

    Based on a conference held in honor of Professor Tarow Indow, this volume is organized into three major topics concerning the use of geometry in perception: * space -- referring to attempts to represent the subjective space within which we locate ourselves and perceive objects to reside; * color...

    Published July 1st 1995 by Psychology Press

  10. Memory for Odors

    Edited by Frank R. Schab, Robert G. Crowder

    The power of odors to unlock human memory is celebrated in literature and anecdote, but poorly documented by science. Odors -- perhaps more than other stimuli -- are widely believed to evoke vivid and complex past experiences easily. Yet in contrast to the frequency with which odors are thought to...

    Published July 1st 1995 by Psychology Press