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Abrams / Yantis

Sensation and Perception

2nd ed. 2016. Buch. 592 S.: Bibliographien. Hardcover
Worth ISBN 978-1-319-15409-7
Format (B x L): 15,5 x 23,5 cm
In englischer Sprache
Like no other text, this accessible textbook expertly introduces students to how we sense and perceive the world around us. Using clear and detailed explanations and highly effective illustrations the text illuminates the connections between mind, brain, and behaviour in the realm of sensation and perception.
Seamlessly integrating classic findings with cutting edge research in psychology, physiology and neuroscience, the new edition explores the questions researchers are seeking to answer today and the methods of investigation they are using. Ideal for undergraduate Cognitive Psychology courses, this popular textbook now has 15 chapters and a new appendix on noise and signal detection theory.
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- Beautiful illustrations drawn by and in collaboration with Kip Carter (University of Georgia), providing fresh visual representations of sensory systems and phenomena - Check Your Understanding self-study questions, reinforcing student’s comprehension of the section material - Expand Your Understanding questions, offering a chance to connect ideas in new ways and are ideal for assignments outside the classroom - A Read More About It section at the end of each providing an annotated list of key readings on the chapter topic. New_to_this_edition - New author Richard A. Abrams who is Professor in the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences at Washington University and has taught courses including experimental psychology and sensation and perception for over thirty years - Chapter 7, Perceiving Motion and Chapter 8, Perception for Action offer expanded discussions of areas previously covered in a single combined chapter - Chapter 14, Olfaction: Perceiving Odors and Chapter 15, Gustation: Perceiving Tastes and Flavors offer expanded discussions of areas previously covered in a single combined chapter.