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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 47 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. Visual Space Perception and Action

    A Special Issue of Visual Cognition

    Edited by Jochen Müsseler, A.H.C. Van der Heijden

    Vision is not an end in itself. Instead, it has evolved to assure survival in a dynamic environment. Vision - as well as the other senses - evolved from the necessity to act in this environment. Therefore, perceptual processes and action planning are much more interlocked than evident at first...

    Published June 25th 2015 by Psychology Press

  2. Superportraits

    Caricatures and Recognition

    By Gillian Rhodes

    As Nixon's unpopularity increased during Watergate, his nose and jowls grew to impossible proportions in published caricatures. Yet the caricatures remained instantly recognizable. Caricatures can even be superportraits, with the paradoxical quality of being more like the face than the face...

    Published June 25th 2015 by Psychology Press

  3. Handbook Of Spatial Research Paradigms And Methodologies

    Edited by Nigel Foreman, Raphael Gillett

    Spatial cognition is a broad field of enquiry, emerging from a wide range of disciplines and incorporating a wide variety of paradigms that have been employed with human and animal subjects. This volume is part of a two- volume handbook reviewing the major paradigms used in each of the contributors...

    Published June 25th 2015 by Psychology Press

  4. Visuo-spatial Working Memory

    By Robert H. Logie

    Representation of the visual and spatial properties of our environment is a pivotal requirement of everyday cognition. We can mentally represent the visual form of objects. We can extract information from several of the senses as to the location of objects in relation to ourselves and to other...

    Published June 25th 2015 by Psychology Press

  5. Neural Binding of Space and Time: Spatial and Temporal Mechanisms of Feature-object Binding

    A Special Issue of Visual Cognition

    Edited by Mark Elliott, Christoph Hermann

    Some of the central problems to be solved by the brain, such as figure-ground coding and object recognition, concern the binding of separately coded feature elements into coherent object representations. The binding problem has recently been approached by a variety of disciplines, notably...

    Published June 25th 2015 by Psychology Press

  6. Handbook Of Spatial Research Paradigms And Methodologies

    Edited by Nigel Foreman, Raphael Gillett

    Spatial cognition is a broad field of enquiry, emerging from a wide range of disciplines and incorporating a wide variety of paradigms that have been employed with human and animal subjects. This volume is part of a two- volume handbook reviewing the major paradigms used in each of the contributors...

    Published June 25th 2015 by Psychology Press

  7. Routledge Handbook of Sport Expertise

    By Joseph Baker, Damian Farrow

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    Understanding and developing expertise is an important concern for any researcher or practitioner working in elite or high performance sport. Whether it's identifying talented young athletes or developing methods for integrating cutting-edge sport science into daily coaching practice, scientists,...

    Published March 31st 2015 by Routledge

  8. Face Recognition

    The Effects of Race, Gender, Age and Species

    Edited by James Tanaka

    Although most people are good at face recognition, we are particularly good at recognizing the faces of individuals who share our race, gender, age and species. What factors might account for this type of bias in face recognition? This collection considers the issue of how our identity influences...

    Published March 19th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Cognitive Psychology

    Classic Edition

    By Ulric Neisser

    Series: Psychology Press & Routledge Classic Editions

    First published in 1967, this seminal volume by Ulric Neisser was the first attempt at a comprehensive and accessible survey of Cognitive Psychology; as such, it provided the field with its first true textbook. Its chapters are organized so that they began with stimulus information that came '...

    Published December 9th 2014 by Psychology Press

  10. 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