Stevens' Handbook of Experimental Psychology, Perception and Motivation / Edition 2by Richard C. Atkinson
Pub. Date: 06/21/1988
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.
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Table of ContentsPERCEPTION.
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).
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).
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