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Sensation, perception and action : an evolutionary perspective

Author: Johannes M Zanker
Publisher: Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, ©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 all the different senses by taking a 'designer's view' that describes sensory processes through evolutionary adaptations, and discusses how behaviour is affected by the way data is collected and used.
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Zanker, Johannes M., 1957-
Sensation, perception and action.
Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, ©2010
(OCoLC)754563238
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Johannes M Zanker
ISBN: 9780230552661 0230552668 9780230552678 0230552676
OCLC Number: 473445800
Description: xiv, 196 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Perception as gateway to the world --
The machinery : understanding the neural code --
Vision 1 : brightness --
Vision 2 : colour --
Vision 3 : from images to space --
Vision 4 : time and motion --
Hearing 1 : sound and noise --
Hearing 2 : complex auditory information --
Chemical senses : smell and taste --
Body senses : from the control of posture to touch --
Focus of interest : attentional modulation of perception --
Managing information flow through integration of sensory and motor systems --
Making sense : theoretical approaches to perception.
Responsibility: Johannes M. Zanker.

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