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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 56 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. A Taxonomy of Visual Processes

    By William R. Uttal

    Series: The Uttal Tetralogy of Cognitive Neuroscience

    Originally published in 1981, this third volume deals with the empirical data base and the theories concerning visual perception – the set of mental responses to photic stimulation of the eyes. As the book develops, the plan was to present a general taxonomy of visual processes and phenomena. It...

    Published June 12th 2014 by Psychology Press

  2. On Seeing Forms

    By William R. Uttal

    Series: The Uttal Tetralogy of Cognitive Neuroscience

    Originally published in 1988, this is the final volume in the set. The original intent of the tetralogy was to review neural explanations of high level perceptual and cognitive processes. However, at this point, it became clear that there were few neural explanations of perceptual topics – a...

    Published June 12th 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 23rd 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 26th 2013 by Psychology Press

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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