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Sensation & perception

Author: Jeremy M Wolfe
Publisher: Sunderland, Mass. : Sinauer Associates, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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Why does the sky look blue? Why does sugar taste sweet? Can my dog hear the same things I hear? 'Sensation & Perception' is written by experts in each of the five senses who have a passion and enthusiasm for conveying the excitement of this field to students.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeremy M Wolfe
ISBN: 9780878935727 087893572X
OCLC Number: 748941799
Description: xiii, 507 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Contents: Introduction --
First steps in vision : from light to neural signals --
Spatial vision : from spots to stripes --
Perceiving and recognizing objects --
The perception of color --
Space perception and binocular vision --
Attention and scene perception --
Motion perception --
Hearing : physiology and psychoacoustics --
Hearing in the environment --
Music and speech perception --
Spatial orientation and the vestibular system --
Touch --
Olfaction --
Taste.
Other Titles: Sensation and perception
Responsibility: Jeremy M. Wolfe [and others].

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