Sensation and Perception (with CourseMate Printed Access Card) / Edition 9

Sensation and Perception (with CourseMate Printed Access Card) / Edition 9

by E. Bruce Goldstein
ISBN-10:
1133958494
ISBN-13:
9781133958499
Pub. Date:
02/12/2013
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
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Sensation and Perception (with CourseMate Printed Access Card) / Edition 9

Seeing and reading this sentence may seem like a "no brainer"—but your perception is just a tiny part of what is happening in your brain and body right now (both are much busier than you might think). SENSATION AND PERCEPTION has helped many readers understand the ties between how we sense the world and how the body interprets these senses. A key strength of this book has always been the ability to illustrate concepts through examples and visuals. Dr. Goldstein walks you through an intriguing journey of the senses, combining clear writing, his extensive classroom experience, and innovative research to create a visual, colorful book. Available with InfoTrac Student Collections http://gocengage.com/infotrac.

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ISBN-13: 9781133958499
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 02/12/2013
Pages: 496
Sales rank: 719,308
Product dimensions: 9.20(w) x 11.10(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Perception. 2. The Physiological Beginnings of Perception. 3. Neural Processing and Coding. 4. Cortical Organization. 5. Perceiving Objects and Scenes. 6. Visual Attention. 7. Taking Action. 8. Perceiving Motion. 9. Perceiving Color. 10. Perceiving Depth and Size. 11. Sound and the Perception of Pitch. 12. Auditory Localization, the Auditory Scene, and Music. 13. Speech Perception. 14. The Cutaneous Senses. 15. The Chemical Senses.

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