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Sensation and Perception By Harvey Richard Schiffman

Sensation and Perception
by Harvey Richard Schiffman

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This text raises the question: how do the senses gather and secure information about the outside word? The authors explain how the physical world interacts with and stimulates the senses, and, in turn, how the sense and the nervous system transform, integrate, and process the stimulation.
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Sensation and Perception by Harvey Richard Schiffman

This book combines sensation and perception with all biological-sensory aspects of perception with all biological-sensory aspects of perception covered from an evolutionary point of view. It raises the key question: How do the senses gather and secure information about the outside world? This basic question is addressed by explaining how the physical world interacts with and stimulates the senses, and, in turn, how the sense and the nervous system transform, integrate, and process the stimulation.

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Sensation and Perception Reviews


"...an excellent textbook for every staff library, across the education spectrum..." (Information Exchange, July 2003)

Table of Contents


An Introduction to Sensation and Perception. Psychophysics. The Visual System. Fundamental Visual Functions and Phenomena. Color Vision. Visual Pattern and Form Perception: Basic Processes of Perceptual Organization. Higher Processes of Perceptual Organization. The Perception of Movement. The Perception of Space: Monocular and Binocular Vision. Constancy and Illusions. Perceptual Development. The Auditory System. Fundamental Auditory Functions and Phenomena. Auditory Pattern Perception: Sound as Information. The Orienting Sense. The Skin Senses. The Chemical Sense of Taste. The Chemical Sense of Smell. The Perception of Time. Glossary. References. Index.

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GOR004724650
Sensation and Perception by Harvey Richard Schiffman
Harvey Richard Schiffman
Used - Very Good
Hardback
John Wiley and Sons Ltd
2000-11-08
608
0471249300
9780471249306
N/A
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