Absolutely Australia's Lowest Prices

Shop over 1.5 Million Toys in our Huge New Range

Sensation and Perception

Product Details

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Foundations.- Chapter 2: Light and the Eyes.- Chapter 3: The Visual Brain.- Chapter 4: Recognizing Visual Objects.- Chapter 5: Perceiving Color.- Chapter 6: Perceiving Depth.- Chapter 7: Perceiving Motion.- Chapter 8: Perception for Action.- Chapter 9: Attention and Awareness.- Chapter 10: Sound and the Ears.- Chapter 11: The Auditory Brain and Perceiving Auditory Scenes.- Chapter 12: Perceiving Speech and Music.- Chapter 13: The Body Senses.- Chapter 14: Olfaction: Perceiving Odors.- Chapter 15: Gustation: Perceiving Tastes and FlavorsDETAILED CONTENTS.- Chapter 1: FoundationsVignette: 'I'm Having a Stroke!' World, Brain, and MindThe Perceptual ProcessThree Main Types of QuestionsHow Many Senses Are There?Evolution and PerceptionCheck Your UnderstandingExploring Perception by Studying Behavior: PsychophysicsAbsolute ThresholdMethod of AdjustmentMethod of Constant StimuliStaircase MethodDifference ThresholdMethod of AdjustmentMethod of Constant StimuliWeber's LawPsychophysical ScalingFechner's LawStevens's Power LawCheck Your UnderstandingExploring Perception by Studying Neurons and the BrainNeurons and Neural SignalsAction PotentialsTransmitting Signals Between NeuronsThe Human BrainCheck Your UnderstandingCognitive NeuropsychologyFunctional NeuroimagingElectroencephalography and MagnetoencephalographyPositron Emission TomographyFunctional Magnetic Resonance ImagingDiffuse Optical TomographyCheck Your UnderstandingAPPLICATIONS: Self-Driving CarsCheck Your UnderstandingSummaryKey TermsExpand Your UnderstandingRead More About It.- Chapter 2: Light and the EyesVignette: A Rare Case: Vision Without Cones LightLight as a WaveLight as a Stream of ParticlesThe Optic ArrayCheck Your UnderstandingThe Human EyeField of ViewAcuity and Eye MovementsStructure and Function of the EyeShape and SizeThree MembranesCorneaIris and PupilThree ChambersLens and AccommodationCheck Your UnderstandingRetinaThe Retinal ImageAnatomy of the RetinaFoveaPathways of Neural Signals in the Retina: An OverviewCheck Your UnderstandingPhotoreceptors: Rods and ConesTransduction of LightNumber and Distribution of Rods and Cones in the RetinaAdapting to Changes in LightingOperating RangeDark AdaptationPhotopigment RegenerationRod SensitivityCheck Your UnderstandingRetinal Ganglion Cells: Circuits in the Retina Send Information to the BrainConvergence in Retinal CircuitsReceptive FieldsSize and Distribution of Receptive FieldsRetinal Ganglion Cells Have Center-Surround Receptive FieldsCenter-Surround Receptive Fields Exhibit Lateral InhibitionEdge Enhancement: An Example of How It All Works TogetherCheck Your UnderstandingDisorders of the EyeStrabismus and AmblyopiaDisorders of Accommodation: Myopia, Hyperopia, Presbyopia, and AstigmatismCataractsHigh Intraocular Pressure: GlaucomaFloaters and PhosphenesRetinal Disease: Macular Degeneration and Retinitis PigmentosaCheck Your Understanding.- APPLICATIONS: Night-Vision Device.

About the Author

Steven Yantis was Professor in the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences at Johns Hopkins University, US, with secondary appointments in the Departments of Cognitive Science and Neuroscience. Richard A. Abrams is Professor in the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences at Washington University, US.

Ask a Question About this Product More...
Write your question below:
Look for similar items by category
Home » Books » Nonfiction » Psychology » General
How Fishpond Works
Fishpond works with suppliers all over the world to bring you a huge selection of products, really great prices, and delivery included on over 25 million products that we sell. We do our best every day to make Fishpond an awesome place for customers to shop and get what they want — all at the best prices online.
Webmasters, Bloggers & Website Owners
You can earn a 5% commission by selling Sensation and Perception on your website. It's easy to get started - we will give you example code. After you're set-up, your website can earn you money while you work, play or even sleep! You should start right now!
Authors / Publishers
Are you the Author or Publisher of a book? Or the manufacturer of one of the millions of products that we sell. You can improve sales and grow your revenue by submitting additional information on this title. The better the information we have about a product, the more we will sell!
Back to top