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Perception, action, and consciousness : sensorimotor dynamics and two visual systems

Author: Nivedita Gangopadhyay; Michael Madary; Finn Spicer
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"What is the relationship between perception and action, between an organism and its environment, in explaining consciousness? These are issues at the heart of philosophy of mind and the cognitive sciences. This book explores the relationship between perception and action from a variety of interdisciplinary perspectives, ranging from theoretical discussion of concepts to findings from recent scientific studies. It  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nivedita Gangopadhyay; Michael Madary; Finn Spicer
ISBN: 9780199551118 0199551111
OCLC Number: 772694499
Description: 303 p, [4] p. de pl. : ill. (certaines en coul.)
Contents: 1. Introduction --
<strong>Consciousness and Sensorimotor Dynamics: Methodological Issues </strong> --
2. Computational consciousness, D. Ballard --
3. Explaining what people say about sensory qualia, J. Kevin O'Regan --
4. Perception, action, and experience: unraveling the golden braid, A. Clark --
<strong>The Two-Visual Systems Hypothesis </strong> --
5. Cortical visual systems for perception and action, A.D. Milner and M.A. Goodale --
6. Hermann Lotze's Theory of 'Local Sign': evidence from pointing responses in an illusory figure, D.R. Melmoth --
<strong>Understanding Agency and Object Perception </strong> --
7. Two visual systems and the feeling of presence, M. Matthen --
8. Spatial coordinates and phenomenology in the two-visual systems model, P. Jacob and F. de Vignemont --
9. Perceptual experience and the capacity to act, S. Schellenberg --
<strong>Perception and Action: Studies in Cognitive Neuroscience </strong> --
10. Why does the perception-action functional dichotomy not match the ventral-dorsal streams in anatomical segregation: optic ataxia and the function of the dorsal stream, Y. Rossetti et al --
11. Mapping the neglect syndrome onto neurofunctional streams, G. Vallar and F. Mancini --
12. Motor representations and the perception of space: perceptual judgments of the boundary of action space, Y. Delevoye-Turrell --
<strong>The Role of Action and Sensorimotor Knowledge in Sensorimotor Theories of Perception </strong> --
13. Vision without representation, A. Noe --
14. Sensorimotor knowledge and the contents of experience, J. Kiverstein --
<strong>Boundaries of the Agent </strong> --
15. Extended vision, R.A. Wilson.
Responsibility: edited by Nivedita Gangopadhyay, Michael Madary, Finn Spicer.

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