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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 41 new and published books in the subject of Visual Cognition — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Fine Art and Perceptual Neuroscience

    Field of Vision and the Painted Grid

    By Paul Hackett

    Series: Explorations in Cognitive Psychology

    Over the past decade, the integration of psychology and fine art has sparked growing academic interest among researchers of these disciplines. The author, both a psychologist and artist, offers up a unique merger and perspective of these fields. Through the production of fine art, which is directly...

    Published December 26th 2013 by Psychology Press

  2. 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 20th 2013 by Psychology Press

  3. A Case Study in Visual Agnosia Revisited

    To see but not to see, 2nd Edition

    By Glyn Humphreys, Jane Riddoch

    Visual agnosia is a rare but fascinating disorder of visual object recognition that can occur after a brain lesion. This book documents the case of John, who worked intensively with the authors for 26 years after acquiring visual agnosia following a stroke. It revisits John’s case over twenty years...

    Published October 28th 2013 by Psychology Press

  4. Rehabilitation of Visual Disorders After Brain Injury

    2nd Edition

    By Josef Zihl

    Series: Neuropsychological Rehabilitation: A Modular Handbook

    This thoroughly updated and extended edition covers the various cerebral visual disorders acquired after brain injury, as well as the rehabilitation techniques used to treat them. These are described within a brain plasticity framework, using data from single and group case studies along with...

    Published September 12th 2013 by Psychology Press

  5. Computational Approaches to Reading and Scene Perception

    Edited by John M. Henderson

    Series: Special Issues of Visual Cognition

    What we see and understand about the visual world is tightly tied to where we direct our eyes. High-resolution visual information is acquired from only a very limited region of the scene surrounding the fixation point, with the quality of visual input falling off precipitously from central vision...

    Published November 18th 2012 by Psychology Press

  6. Visual Perception

    An Introduction, 3rd Edition

    By Nicholas Wade, Mike Swanston

    Does the world appear the same to everyone? Does what we know determine what we see? Why do we see the world as we do? Vision is our most dominant sense. From the light that enters our eyes to the complex cognitive processes that follow, we derive most of our information about what things are,...

    Published October 23rd 2012 by Psychology Press

  7. From Mental Imagery to Spatial Cognition and Language

    Essays in Honour of Michel Denis

    Edited by Valérie Gyselinck, Francesca Pazzaglia

    Series: Psychology Press Festschrift Series

    The nature of mental images and their relation to language has caused controversy amongst psychologists for years, and the so-called "imagery debate" is still unresolved. Fresh light is now being shed on this topic using recent findings in neuroscience and the development of behavioural studies....

    Published April 1st 2012 by Psychology Press

  8. Tutorials in Visual Cognition

    Edited by Veronika Coltheart

    Series: Macquarie Monographs in Cognitive Science

    In the late-1980s, visual cognition was a small subfield of cognitive psychology, and the standard texts mainly discussed just iconic memory in their sections on visual cognition. In the subsequent two decades, and especially very recently, many remarkable new aspects of the processing of...

    Published January 26th 2010 by Psychology Press

  9. Eye Guidance in Natural Scenes

    A Special Issue of Visual Cognition

    Edited by Benjamin W. Tatler

    Series: Special Issues of Visual Cognition

    Successfully completing many forms of behaviour requires that humans look in the right place at the right time: This has generated a large volume of research aimed at understanding how the eyes are guided. This special issue demonstrates that the decision about where to look involves a large number...

    Published September 23rd 2009 by Psychology Press

  10. Cognitive and Cultural Influences on Eye Movements

    Edited by Keith Rayner, Deli Shen, Xuejun Bai, Guoli Yan

    It is well-known that cognitive variables influence eye movements during reading. To what extent do cultural differences influence eye movements? This volume contains chapters that examine these two issues. The first half of the volume documents recent research findings with respect to models of...

    Published May 10th 2009 by Psychology Press