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Understanding and representing space : theory and evidence from studies with blind and sighted children

Author: Susanna Millar
Publisher: Oxford : Clarendon Press ; Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1994.
Series: Oxford science publications.
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How we perceive and understand the space around us is one of the central topics of cognitive psychology. This book challenges the notion that vision is the main sensory modality for this purpose, and  Read more...

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Millar, Susanna.
Understanding and representing space.
Oxford : Clarendon Press ; Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1994
(OCoLC)607769438
Online version:
Millar, Susanna.
Understanding and representing space.
Oxford : Clarendon Press ; Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1994
(OCoLC)621965738
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Susanna Millar
ISBN: 0198521421 9780198521426
OCLC Number: 30072533
Description: xi, 313 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. Introduction: questions and terms --
2. Modality and cognition in developmental theories and the evidence --
3. The modalities as convergent sources of spatial information --
4. Neuropsychological evidence on convergence --
5. Shape coding by vision and touch --
6. Spatial coding: studies in small-scale space --
7. Information and understanding large-scale space --
8. Non-verbal representation: images, drawing, maps, and memory --
9. Some practical implications --
10. A theory of spatial understanding and development.
Series Title: Oxford science publications.
Responsibility: Susanna Millar.
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