Stevens' Handbook of Experimental Psychology, Perception and Motivation / Edition 2

Stevens' Handbook of Experimental Psychology, Perception and Motivation / Edition 2

by Richard C. Atkinson
     
 

ISBN-10: 047104203X

ISBN-13: 9780471042037

Pub. Date: 06/21/1988

Publisher: Wiley

A new edition of the classic reference and graduate text on experimental psychology. Widely used for over 25 years, this edition has been completely updated and expanded into two volumes; contributors to these works are among the most highly renowned professionals in the field. Volume One, Perception and Motivation, includes coverage of the physics and retinal…  See more details below

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A new edition of the classic reference and graduate text on experimental psychology. Widely used for over 25 years, this edition has been completely updated and expanded into two volumes; contributors to these works are among the most highly renowned professionals in the field. Volume One, Perception and Motivation, includes coverage of the physics and retinal physiology of vision; the nature of auditory perception, speech, and emotional patterns; and the latest theories and findings in the area of behavioral genetics. Volume Two, Learning and Cognition, includes studies exploring such topics as the psychobiology of learning and memory; the influences of choice and reinforcement in human behavior; psycholinguistics; individual variations in cognitive functioning, and much more.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471042037
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
06/21/1988
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
905
Product dimensions:
7.48(w) x 10.24(h) x 2.56(d)

Table of Contents

PERCEPTION.

Measurement, Scaling, and Psychophysics (R. Luce & C. Krumhans).

Vision: Physics and Retinal Physiology (E. Pugh).

Vision: Space and Movement (G. Westheimer).

Visual Perception (J. Hochberg).

Physics and Physiology of Hearing (N. Kiang & W. Peake).

Audition: Psychophysics and Perception (D. Green).

Auditory Perception and Speech (I. Hirsh).

Olfaction (W. Cain).

Taste (L. Bartoshuk).

MOTIVATION.

The Adaptive-evolutionary Point of View in Experimental Psychology (P. Rozin & J. Schull).

Neuropsychology of Motivation: Peptides and Pathways that Define Motivational Systems (B. Hoebel).

Emotions (C. Izard & P. Saxton).

Behavioral Genetics (G. McClearn & T. Foch).

Ethology (G. Baerends).

Subject Index.

Author Index.

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