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This is the edition with a publication date of 4/15/2010.
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Our senses enable us to interact with the world around us, taking in a mass of information as we do so. This textbook covers the full scope of different senses by taking a designers view that describes sensory processes through evolutionary adaptations, and discusses how behaviour is affected by the way data is collected and used.
JOHANNES ZANKER is Professor of Neuroscience at Royal Holloway, University of London. He is also Head of the Psychology department. He received both his diploma and PhD from Tubingen, Germany. He is well regarded in the field of Sensation and Perception.
Table of Contents
|List of Figures||p. viii|
|List of Table||p. x|
|List of Colour Plates||p. xi|
|Perception As Gateway to the World||p. 1|
|The Machinery: Understanding The Neural Code||p. 14|
|Vision 1: Brightness||p. 30|
|Vision 2: Colour||p. 44|
|Vision 3: From Images to Space||p. 54|
|Vision 4: Time and Motion||p. 71|
|Hearing 1: Sound And Noise||p. 85|
|Hearing 2: Complex Auditory Information||p. 99|
|Chemical Senses: Smell and Taste||p. 112|
|Body Senses: From the Control of Posture to Touch||p. 124|
|Focus Of Interest: Attentional Modulation of Perception||p. 137|
|Managing Information Flow through Integration of Sensory and Motor Systems||p. 148|
|Making Sense: Theoretical Approaches to Perception||p. 161|
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