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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 58 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. 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. Visuo-spatial Working Memory and Individual Differences

    By Cesare Cornoldi, Tomaso Vecchi

    In this timely and comprehensive text, Cesare Cornoldi and Tomaso Vecchi describe their recently developed experimental approach to the investigation of visuo-spatial cognition, based upon the analysis of individual differences. A review of the most influential theoretical advances in the study of...

    Published June 25th 2015 by Psychology Press

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. Representation and Processing of Spatial Expressions

    Edited by Patrick Olivier, Klaus-Peter Gapp

    Coping with spatial expressions in a plausible manner is a crucial problem in a number of research fields, specifically cognitive science, artificial intelligence, psychology, and linguistics. This volume contains a set of theoretical analyses as well as accounts of applications which deal with the...

    Published June 8th 2015 by Psychology Press

  6. The Cognitive Neuroscience of Face Processing

    A Special Issue of Cognitive Neuropsychology

    By Nancy Kanwisher, Morris Moscovitch

    For social primates like us, faces may be the most biologically significant stimuli we view. Faces provide information not only about identity but also about mood, age, sex, and direction of overt attention. Does our ability to extract this information from faces rely on special-purpose cognitive...

    Published May 22nd 2015 by Psychology Press

  7. Visual Navigation

    From Biological Systems To Unmanned Ground Vehicles

    Edited by Yiannis Aloimonos

    All biological systems with vision move about their environments and successfully perform many tasks. The same capabilities are needed in the world of robots. To that end, recent results in empirical fields that study insects and primates, as well as in theoretical and applied disciplines that...

    Published May 7th 2015 by Psychology Press

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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