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  1. 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 April 30th 1997 by Psychology Press

  2. 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 December 31st 1996 by Psychology Press

  3. 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 November 30th 1996 by Psychology Press

  4. 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 October 31st 1996 by Psychology Press

  5. 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 April 30th 1996 by Psychology Press

  6. 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 March 31st 1996 by Routledge

  7. 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 June 30th 1995 by Psychology Press

  8. 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 June 30th 1995 by Psychology Press

  9. Studies in Perception and Action III

    Edited by BenoŒt G. Bardy, Reinoud J. Bootsma, Yves Guiard, Benoit G. Bardy

    Series: Studies in Perception and Action

    This volume, a posterbook based on the seventh biennial Conference of the International Society for Ecological Psychology, is a collection of compact empirical and/or theoretical articles on the study of perception and action....

    Published May 31st 1995 by Psychology Press

  10. Perceiving Events and Objects

    Edited by Gunnar Jansson, Sten Sture Bergstr”m, William Epstein, Sten Sture Bergstrom

    Beginning with his doctoral dissertation in 1950 which introduced the study of event perception and the application of vector analysis to perception, Gunnar Johansson has been a seminal figure in the field of perception. His work on biomechanical motion in the 1970s challenged conventional notions...

    Published August 31st 1994 by Psychology Press