Sensation & Perception / Edition 2

Sensation & Perception / Edition 2

by Jeremy M. Wolfe
     
 

To keep this text from serving primarily as an undergraduate sleep aid, Wolfe (Harvard U.) explains that he and his colleagues sought to convey their enthusiasm for the field by offering chapters telling coherent, interesting stories. The colorfully-illustrated chapters cover early philosophers' views on perception to current research- based understanding of… See more details below

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To keep this text from serving primarily as an undergraduate sleep aid, Wolfe (Harvard U.) explains that he and his colleagues sought to convey their enthusiasm for the field by offering chapters telling coherent, interesting stories. The colorfully-illustrated chapters cover early philosophers' views on perception to current research- based understanding of neurobiological, genetic, and social factors in normal and impaired sensory perception. An extensive glossary is a plus. A companion student Website is available. Annotation ©2005 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780878939534
Publisher:
Sinauer Associates, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/28/2009
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
2
Sales rank:
390,553
Product dimensions:
8.70(w) x 11.10(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1Introduction2
Ch. 2The first steps in vision26
Ch. 3Spatial vision46
Ch. 4Perceiving and recognizing objects74
Ch. 5The perception of color98
Ch. 6Space perception and binocular vision126
Ch. 7Motion perception154
Ch. 8Attention and scene perception176
Ch. 9Hearing : physiology and psychoacoustics204
Ch. 10Hearing in the environment234
Ch. 11Music and speech perception260
Ch. 12Touch286
Ch. 13Olfaction314
Ch. 14Taste340

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