Sensation and Perception / Edition 5

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Overview

Sensation and Perception, Fifth Edition maintains the standard of clarity and coverage set in earlier editions, which make the technical scientific information accessible to a wide range of students. Retaining its traditionally clear writing style, this new edition boasts a thoroughly revised art program and over a thousand new references. It features strong pedagogy, abundant student-friendly examples, and an engaging, conversational style.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780205579808
  • Publisher: Pearson
  • Publication date: 7/3/2009
  • Series: MySearchLab Series for Psychology Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 5
  • Pages: 512
  • Sales rank: 578,364
  • Product dimensions: 8.10 (w) x 10.10 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Hugh J. Foley received his B.A. from St. John Fisher College and his Ph.D. from the State University of New York at Stony Brook. He has taught at small liberal arts institutions throughout his academic career. He is currently a full professor at Skidmore College, where he has directed the Neuroscience Program and served as Mellon Fellow for First-Year Students. Hugh has taught the perception course throughout his career, as well as statistics and methodology courses. He has published articles in methodology, cognition, and perception–typically with his research collaborator, Mary Ann Foley. They have also received several grants from the National Science Foundation. Hugh has worked with Margaret Matlin on the previous two editions of Sensation and Perception.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction

Chapter 2: Research Methods

Chapter 3: The Visual System

Chapter 4: Basic Visual Functions

Chapter 5: Visual Pattern Perception

Chapter 6: Distance and Size Perception

Chapter 7: Color

Chapter 8: Motion

Chapter 9: The Auditory System

Chapter 10: Basic Auditory Functions

Chapter 11: Auditory Pattern Perception

Chapter 12: The Skin Senses

Chapter 13: The Chemical Senses: Taste and Smell

Chapter 14: Perceptual Development

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