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  1. Space and Sense

    By Susanna Millar

    Series: Essays in Cognitive Psychology

    How do we perceive the space around us, locate objects within it, and make our way through it? What do the senses contribute? This book focuses on touch in order to examine which aspects of vision and touch overlap in spatial processing. It argues that spatial processing depends crucially on...

    Published November 21st 2013 by Psychology Press

  2. 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

  3. Information-Processing Channels in the Tactile Sensory System

    A Psychophysical and Physiological Analysis

    By George A. Gescheider, John H. Wright, Ronald T. Verrillo

    Series: Scientific Psychology Series

    Information-Processing Channels in the Tactile Sensory System addresses the fundamental question of whether sensory channels, similar to those known to operate in vision and audition, also operate in the sense of touch. Based on the results of psychophysical and neurophysiological experimentation...

    Published December 17th 2008 by Psychology Press

  4. E.H. Weber On The Tactile Senses

    By E.H. Weber

    Edited by David J. Murray, Helen E. Ross, E.H Weber

    This is a revised edition of "E.H. Weber: The Sense of Touch". The title has been broadened to reflect the fact that Weber explored all the skin senses - and indeed the muscle sense and that mysterious entity "the common feeling". The introduction has been expanded to include further information on...

    Published January 22nd 1996 by Psychology Press

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