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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 53 new and published books in the subject of Visual Perception — 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. 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 6th 2013 by Psychology Press

  3. Perception Beyond Gestalt

    Progress in vision research

    Edited by Adam Geremek, Mark Greenlee, Svein Magnussen

    Series: Explorations in Cognitive Psychology

    How does the brain piece together the information required to achieve object recognition, figure-ground segmentation, object completion in cases of partial occlusion and related perceptual phenomena? This book focuses on principles of Gestalt psychology and the key issues which surround them,...

    Published August 7th 2013 by Psychology Press

  4. Studies in Perception and Action VIII

    Thirteenth international Conference on Perception and Action

    By Harry Heft

    Edited by Kerry L. Marsh, Kerry L. Marsh

    Series: Studies in Perception and Action

    Since 1991, the edited book series Studies in Perception and Action has appeared in conjunction with the biennial International Conference of Perception and Action (ICPA), a conference that provides an opportunity for individuals who share interests in ecological psychology to come together to...

    Published June 19th 2013 by Psychology Press

  5. Purkinje's Vision

    The Dawning of Neuroscience

    By Nicholas J. Wade, Josef Brozek, Jir¡ Hoskovec

    The life of Jan Evangelista Purkinje (1787-1869) has fascinated students from many disciplines. Histologists marvel at his early descriptions of cells; physiologists admire his attempts to relate structure to function; pharmacologists view in awe his heroic experiments on self-administered drugs;...

    Published January 10th 2013 by Psychology Press

  6. Visual Attention and Consciousness

    By Jay Friedenberg

    Consciousness is perhaps one of the greatest mysteries in the universe. This ambitious book begins with a philosophical approach to consciousness, examining some key questions such as what is meant by the term "conscious," and how this applies to vision. The book then explores major visual...

    Published November 28th 2012 by Psychology Press

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. Face Perception

    By Vicki Bruce, Andy Young

    Human faces are unique biological structures that convey a complex variety of important social messages. Even strangers can tell things from our faces – our feelings, our locus of attention, something of what we are saying, our age, sex and ethnic group, whether they find us attractive. In...

    Published December 21st 2011 by Psychology Press

  10. Measurement With Persons

    Theory, Methods, and Implementation Areas

    Edited by Birgitta Berglund, Giovanni B. Rossi, James T. Townsend, Leslie R. Pendrill

    Series: Scientific Psychology Series

    Measurements with persons are those in which human perception and interpretation are used for measuring complex, holistic quantities and qualities, which are perceived by the human brain and mind. Providing means for reproducible measurement of parameters such as pleasure and pain has important...

    Published December 18th 2011 by Psychology Press