Sensation and Perception / Edition 6

Sensation and Perception / Edition 6

by Stanley Coren, Lawrence M. Ward, James T. Enns
     
 

This highly acclaimed book provides a theoretically balanced introduction to the study of basic physiology and sensory responses. The authors survey a broad range of topics and present different theories and perspectives in controversial areas.

  • Demonstrations allow the reader to experience many of the perceptual phenomena firsthand using common household

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Overview

This highly acclaimed book provides a theoretically balanced introduction to the study of basic physiology and sensory responses. The authors survey a broad range of topics and present different theories and perspectives in controversial areas.

  • Demonstrations allow the reader to experience many of the perceptual phenomena firsthand using common household items or illustrations in the book.
  • Describes natural instances of perceptual phenomena to bring the subject matter to life.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471272557
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
07/11/2003
Edition description:
Sixth Edition
Pages:
613
Product dimensions:
8.24(w) x 10.18(h) x 0.84(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

Sensation and Perception.

Measuring Perception.

Brightness & Color.

The Auditory System.

Hearing.

Taste, Smell, Touch, and Pain.

Patterns and Edges.

Space.

Objects and Scenes.

Time.

Motion.

Attention.

Consciousness.

Development.

Learning and Experience.

References.

Index.

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