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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 45 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. The Ecological Approach to Visual Perception

    Classic Edition

    By James J. Gibson

    Series: Psychology Press & Routledge Classic Editions

    This book, first published in 1979, is about how we see: the environment around us (its surfaces, their layout, and their colors and textures); where we are in the environment; whether or not we are moving and, if we are, where we are going; what things are good for; how to do things (to...

    Published November 20th 2014 by Psychology Press

  2. The Experience of Thinking

    How feelings from mental processes influence cognition and behaviour

    Edited by Christian Unkelbach, Rainer Greifeneder

    When retrieving a quote from memory, evaluating a testimony’s truthfulness, or deciding which products to buy, people experience immediate feelings of ease or difficulty, of fluency or disfluency. Such "experiences of thinking" occur with every cognitive process, including perceiving, processing,...

    Published June 13th 2014 by Psychology Press

  3. Short-term Visual Information Forgetting (PLE: Memory)

    By A.H.C. van der Heijden

    Series: Psychology Library Editions: Memory

    When this title was originally published in 1981, the information processing approach to perception and memory was dominant in experimental psychology, and the research reported here had major implications for future development. After exploring the shortcomings of earlier work in this field, the...

    Published April 24th 2014 by Psychology Press

  4. 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 27th 2013 by Psychology Press

  5. 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

  6. 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 29th 2013 by Psychology Press

  7. 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 13th 2013 by Psychology Press

  8. 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 19th 2012 by Psychology Press

  9. The Interface of Language, Vision, and Action

    Eye Movements and the Visual World

    By John Henderson, Fernanda Ferreira

    This book brings together chapters from investigators on the leading edge on this new research area to explore on the leading edge on this new research area to explore common theoretical issues, empirical findings, technical problems, and outstanding questions. This book will serve as a blueprint...

    Published October 29th 2012 by Psychology Press

  10. 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 24th 2012 by Psychology Press