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  • The Neuropsychology of Anxiety

    The Neuropsychology of Anxiety
    av The late Jeffrey A. Gray

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198522713

    The Neuropsychology of Anxiety first appeared in 1982, quickly establishing itself as a classic work in the psychology and neuroscience literature. It presented an innovative, and at times controversial, theory of anxiety and the brain systems, espe…

  • Perceptual Consequences of Cochlear Damage

    Perceptual Consequences of Cochlear Damage
    av Brian C. J. Moore

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198523307

    Over the last decade, there has been a revolution in our understanding of the physiological role of the cochlea, and the mechanisms of cochlear hearing loss, the most common type of hearing loss in adults. This book is the first book covering this t…

  • The Neurobiology of the Prefrontal Cortex

    The Neurobiology of the Prefrontal Cortex
    av Richard E. Passingham

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199552917

    The prefrontal cortex makes up almost a quarter of the human brain, and it expanded dramatically during primate evolution. The Neurobiology of the Prefrontal Cortex presents a new theory about its fundamental function. In this important new book, th…

  • Spatial Vision

    Spatial Vision
    av Russell L. DeValois

    Häftad - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195066579

    This book presents a clear, coherent account of spatial vision, integrating anatomical, perceptual, psychophysical, and neurophysiological data collected by both the authors and other researchers.

  • Classification and Cognition

    Classification and Cognition
    av W. K. Estes

    Inbunden - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195073355

    Based on the well-known Fitts Lectures, this volume presents a core set of concepts and principles that propose a unified interpretation of memory categorization, and decision making.

  • Classification and Cognition

    Classification and Cognition
    av W. K. Estes

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195109740

    Understanding classification is a major challenge for formulating theories of both human cognition and artificial intelligence. Classification is a human mental activity which covers such diverse things as forming concepts, categorizing medical pati…

  • Attention and Memory

    Attention and Memory
    av Nelson Cowan

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195119107

    This book brings together and assesses past and present research on information processing, and formulates a new general model of this entire system. Throughout his discussion, Cowan emphasizes that memory and attention cannot be considered independ…

  • The Case for Mental Imagery

    The Case for Mental Imagery
    av Stephen M. Kosslyn

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195179088

    Mental imagery has always been a controversial topic in psychology. The major problem has been the inherently private nature of mental images, which has traditionally prevented objective assessment of their structure and function. Between researcher…

  • Visual Reflections

    Visual Reflections
    av Michael McCloskey

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195168693

    How much can we learn about normal visual perception and cognition from a malfunctioning visual system? Quite a lot, as Michael McCloskey makes abundantly clear in this book. McCloskey presents his work with AH, a college student who has an extraord…

  • Visual Pattern Analyzers

    Visual Pattern Analyzers
    av Norma Van Surdam Graham

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195148350

    The visual system must extract from the light that falls on the retina meaningful information about what is where in our environment. At an early stage it analyzes the incoming sensory data along many dimensions of pattern vision, e.g. spatial frequ…

  • Visual Pattern Analyzers

    Visual Pattern Analyzers
    av Norma Van Surdam Graham

    Inbunden - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195051544

    This book looks at lower level visual processing, emphasizing psychophysical experiments which measure the detection and identification of near-threshold patterns and the mathematical models used to draw inferences from experimental results. Neuroph…

  • Major Issues in Cognitive Aging

    Major Issues in Cognitive Aging
    av Timothy Salthouse

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195372151

    In recent years the field of cognitive aging has flourished and expanded into many different disciplines. It is probably, therefore, inevitable that some of the research has become very narrow, primarily focused on "counting and classifying the wrin…

  • Implicit Learning and Tacit Knowledge

    Implicit Learning and Tacit Knowledge
    av Arthur S. Reber

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195106589

    Implicit knowledge, a term coined by Reber in 1965, is acquired independent of conscious attempts to learn, and generally without the capacity to communicate what has been acquired. One of the core assumptions of this argument is that implicit learn…

  • Understanding Figurative Language

    Understanding Figurative Language
    av Sam Glucksberg

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195111095

    This book examines how people understand utterances that are intended figuratively. Traditionally, figurative language such as metaphors and idioms has been considered derivative from more complex than ostensibly straightforward literal language. Gl…

  • Elements of Episodic Memory

    Elements of Episodic Memory
    av Endel Tulving

    Häftad - 1985 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198521259

    Elements of Episodic Memory was a seminal text in the memory literature, highly cited and influential. It has been unavailable for some years, but is now back in print as in its original form, with this reissue.The book examines the critical role th…

  • Perceiving in Depth, Volume 1

    Perceiving in Depth, Volume 1
    av Ian P. Howard

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199764143

    Perceiving in Depth is a sequel to Binocular Vision and Stereopsis and to Seeing in Depth, both by Ian P. Howard and Brian J. Rogers. This three-volume work is much broader in scope than previous texts and includes mechanisms of depth perception by…

  • Vowel Perception and Production

    Vowel Perception and Production
    av B. S. Rosner

    Inbunden - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198521389

    The last 50 years have witnessed a rapid growth in the understanding of the articulation and the acoustics of vowels. Contemporary theories of speech perception have concentrated on consonant perception, and this volume is intended as a balance to s…

  • Working Memory, Thought, and Action

    Working Memory, Thought, and Action
    av Alan Baddeley

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198528005

    'Working Memory, Thought, and Action' is the magnum opus of one of the most influential cognitive psychologists of the past 50 years. This new volume on the model he created (with Graham Hitch) discusses the developments that have occurred within th…

  • Working Memory, Thought, and Action

    Working Memory, Thought, and Action
    av Alan Baddeley

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198528012

    'Working Memory, Thought, and Action' is the magnum opus of one of the most influential cognitive psychologists of the past 50 years. This new volume on the model he created (with Graham Hitch) discusses the developments that have occurred within th…

  • The Science of False Memory

    The Science of False Memory

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195154054

    A decade or so of intensive research on false memory has revealed much that is not well understood outside the circles of scientists who specialize in such research. However, this research has produced findings that have major implications for a num…

  • Mental Representations

    Mental Representations
    av Allan Paivio

    Häftad - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195066661

    This work presents a systematic analysis of the psychological phenomena associated with the concept of mental representations-also referred to as cognitive or internal representations. A major restatement of a theory the author first developed in hi…

  • Memory, Imprinting, and the Brain

    Memory, Imprinting, and the Brain
    av Gabriel Horn

    Häftad - 1985 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198521563

    Ranging from behavioral to molecular levels of analysis, this informative study presents the results of recent research into the biochemistry and neural mechanisms of imprinting. Horn discusses some of the difficulties that researchers have encounte…

  • Elements of Psychophysical Theory

    Elements of Psychophysical Theory
    av Jean-Claude Falmagne

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195148329

    This book presents the basic concepts of classical psychophysics, derived from Gustav Fechner, as seen from the perspective of modern measurement theory. The theoretical discussion is elucidated with examples and numerous problems, and solutions to…

  • Cognitive Foundations of Musical Pitch

    Cognitive Foundations of Musical Pitch
    av Carol L. Krumhansl

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195148367

    This book addresses the central problem of music cognition: how listeners' responses move beyond mere registration of auditory events to include the organization, interpretation, and remembrance of these events in terms of their function in a musica…

  • Electrophysiology of Mind

    Electrophysiology of Mind

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198524168

    This splendid volume reviews a productive period of research aimed at connecting brain and mind through the use of scalp- recorded brain potentials to chart the temporal course of information processing in the human brain .... The book that Rugg, Co…

  • Principles of Visual Attention

    Principles of Visual Attention
    av Claus Bundesen

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198570707

    The nature of attention is one of the oldest and most central problems in psychology. A huge amount of research has been produced on this subject in the last half century, especially on attention in the visual modality, but a general explanation has…

  • Response Times

    Response Times
    av R. Duncan Luce

    Inbunden - 1986 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195036428

    Response times are a fascinating source of information on how the mind is organized - the time taken to carry out an action tells us something about the choice process involved. This is a critical but even-handed treatment of the major themes of how…

  • Response Times

    Response Times
    av R. Duncan Luce

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195070019

    Written by a distinguished experimental psychologist, this authoritative volume provides a clear, well-balanced, and comprehensive treatment of the mathematical theory of human response time and the role it plays in our understanding of the mind's s…

  • The Frontal Lobes and Voluntary Action

    The Frontal Lobes and Voluntary Action
    av Richard E. Passingham

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198523642

    This book presents an argument rather than a review: that the frontal lobes as a whole are specialized for voluntary action. For each area within the frontal lobes, a specific role in the execution of voluntary action is proposed. Topics covered inc…

  • Visual Masking

    Visual Masking
    av Bruno Breitmeyer

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198530671

    Our visual system can process information at both conscious and unconscious levels. Understanding the factors that control whether a stimulus reaches our awareness, and the fate of those stimuli that remain at an unconscious level, are the major cha…

  • Perceptual and Associative Learning

    Perceptual and Associative Learning
    av Geoffrey Hall

    Inbunden - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198521822

    Traditional theories of associative learning have found no place for the possibility that the way in which events are perceived might change as a result of experience. Evidence for the reality of perceptual learning has come from those studied by le…

  • Neuromotor Mechanisms in Human Communication

    Neuromotor Mechanisms in Human Communication
    av Doreen Kimura

    Inbunden - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195054927

    Based upon two decades of research with patients who have experienced pathology in one hemisphere of the brain, this book deals with brain mechanisms in human communicative behaviour, and with related motor functions from a broadly biological point…

  • Visual Stress

    Visual Stress
    av Arnold J. Wilkins

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198521747

    This book provides the first general and unified theory of visual discomfort. The theory is based on the observation that people find certain visual stimuli uncomfortable, and that these same stimule induce seizures in patients with photosensitive e…

  • Active Vision

    Active Vision
    av John M Findlay

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198524793

    More than one third of the human brain is devoted to the processes of seeing - vision is after all the main way in which we gather information about the world. But human vision is a dynamic process during which the eyes continually sample the enviro…

  • The Musical Mind

    The Musical Mind
    av John A. Sloboda

    Häftad - 1986 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198521280

    What are the mental processes involved in listening to, performing, and composing music? What is involved in 'understanding' a piece of music? How are such skills acquired?Questions such as these form the basis of the cognitive psychology of music.…

  • The Visual Brain in Action

    The Visual Brain in Action
    av David Milner

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198524724

    First published in 1995, The Visual Brain in Action remains a seminal publication in the cognitive sciences. It presents a model for understanding the visual processing underlying perception and action, proposing a broad distinction within the brain…

  • The Measurement of Sensation

    The Measurement of Sensation
    av Donald Laming

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198523420

    The publication in 1957 of S.S. Stevens' famous paper, On the psychophysical law, ignited a controversy which has continued ever since relating to people's subjective judgements of physical reality. Why is it that the perception of sensation can div…

  • The Developing Visual Brain

    The Developing Visual Brain
    av Janette Atkinson Dr.

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198525998

    One of the most dramatic areas of development in early human life is that of vision. Whereas vision plays a relatively minor role in the world of the newborn infant, by 6 months it has assumed the position as a dominant sense and forms the basis of…

  • Motor Cognition

    Motor Cognition
    av Marc Jeannerod

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198569640

    'Motor Cognition' describes the field of motor cognition - one to which the author's contribution has been seminal. The book examines how the motor actions we perform and watch others perform play a pivotal role in the construction of the 'self' - o…

  • Seeing Black and White

    Seeing Black and White
    av Alan Gilchrist

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195187168

    Most people are surprised to learn that seeing has not yet been explained by science. Incredibly, scientists cannot even explain why some surfaces appear to be black while others appear to be white. The physical difference between a surface that app…

  • Conditioned Taste Aversion

    Conditioned Taste Aversion
    av Jan Bures

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198523475

    Conditioned taste aversion (CTA) is a robust defence device protecting animals against repeated consumption of toxic food. It is characterised by the ability of many animals to learn to avoid certain substances by their sight, smell, or taste after…

  • Profile Analysis

    Profile Analysis
    av David M. Green

    Inbunden - 1987 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195049480

    This book reviews recent research on the ability of human listeners to discern changes in the shape of complex acoustic spectra-what is known as auditory profile analysis. It also discusses in a systematic way issues surrounding the discrimination o…