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Space and time in perception and action

Author: Romi Nijhawan; Beena Khurana
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2010.
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"What is the instantaneous position of a moving object from the point of view of the observer? How does a tennis player know when and where to place their racket in order to return a 120 mph serve? Does time stop sometimes and go faster at others? Space, time and motion have played a fundamental role in extending the foundations of 19th and 20th century physics. Key breakthroughs resulted from scientists who focused  Read more...

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Space and Time in Perception and Action
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Romi Nijhawan; Beena Khurana
ISBN: 9780511750540 0511750544
OCLC Number: 939034357
Notes: E-bok.
Description: 1 online resource (1 PDF (582 s.) : illustrations)
Contents: Machine generated contents note: List of contributors; 1. Space and time: the fabric of thought and reality Beena Khurana and Romi Nijhawan; Part I. Time-space During Action: Perisaccadic Mislocalization and Reaching: 2. The internal eye position signal, psychophysics and neurobiology John Schlag and Madeleine Schlag-Rey; 3. Factors influencing perisaccadic visual mislocalization Hitoshi Honda; 4. Visual and non-visual factors in peri saccadic compression of space Markus Lappe, Lars Michels and Holger Awater; 5. Keeping vision stable: rapid updating of spatiotopic receptive fields may cause relativistic-like effects M. Concetta Morrone, John Ross and David C. Burr; 6. Combined influences of extraretinal signals, retinal signals, and visual induction on space perception and manual behavior in perisaccadic and steady viewing Leonard Matin and Wenxun Li; 7. Space constancy: the rise and fall of perceptual compensation Bruce Bridgeman; 8. Intercepting moving objects: do eye-movements matter? Eli Brenner and Jeroen B.J. Smeets; 9. The utility of visual motion for goal directed reaching David Whitney, Ikuya Murakami and Hiroaki Gomi; Part II. Temporal Phenomena: Perception: 10. Saccadic chronostasis and the continuity of subjective temporal experience across eye movements Kielan Yarrow, Patrick Haggard and John C. Rothwell; 11. Experiencing the future: the influence of self-initiation on temporal perception Timothy Verstynen, Michael Oliver and Richard B. Ivry; 12. On the perceived interdependence of space and time: evidence for spatial priming in the temporal kappa effect Gisa Aschersleben and Jochen Müsseler; Part III. Temporal Phenomena: Binding and Asynchrony: 13. Dynamics of visual feature binding Colin W.G. Clifford; 14. How does the timing of neural signals map onto the timing of perception? David M. Eagleman; 15. Mechanisms of simultaneity constancy Laurence Harris, Vanessa Harrar, Philip Jaekl and Agnieszka Kopinska; 16. Relative timing and perceptual asynchrony Derek H. Arnold; 17. The time marker account of cross-channel temporal judgments Shin'ya Nishida and Alan Johnston; 18. Simultaneity versus asynchrony of visual motion and luminance changes Martin J.M. Lankheet and Wim A. van de Grind; Part IV. Spatial Phenomena: Forward Shift Effects: 19. The Fröhlich effect: past and present Dirk Kerzel; 20. Approaches to representational momentum: theories and models Timothy L. Hubbard; 21. Conceptual influence on flash-lag effect and representational momentum Masayoshi Nagai, Mutsumi Suganuma, Romi Nijhawan, Jennifer J. Freyd, Geoffrey Miller and Katsumi Watanabe; 22. Perceptual asynchronies and the dual-channel differential latency hypothesis H. Kafaligönül, S.S. Patel, H. Öğmen, H.E. Bedell and G. Purushothaman; 23. Paying attention to the flash-lag effect Marcus V.C. Baldo and Stanley A. Klein; 24. Illusions of time, space and motion: flash-lag meets chopsticks and reversed phi Stuart Anstis; 25. Bridging the gap: a model of common neural mechanisms underlying the Fröhlich effect, the flash-lag effect, and the representational momentum effect Dirk Jancke and Wolfram Erlhagen; 26. Perceiving-the-present and a unifying theory of illusions Mark A. Changizi, Andrew Hsieh, Romi Nijhawan, Ryoto Kanai and Shinsuke Shimojo; 27. History and theory of flash-lag: past, present and future Gerrit Maus, Beena Khurana and Romi Nijhawan; Part V. Space-time and Awareness: 28. Object updating: a force for perceptual continuity and scene stability in human vision James T. Enns, Alejandro Lleras and Cathleen M. Moore; 29. A motion illusion reveals the temporally discrete nature of visual awareness Rufin VanRullen, Leila Reddy and Christof Koch; 30. Priming and retouch in flash-lag and other phenomena of the streaming perceptual input Talis Bachmann; Index.
Responsibility: edited by Romi Nijhawan, Beena Khurana.
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