This market leading text has been thoroughly updated to reflect the latest in research in perception. Clinical, Developmental, and Methodological materials are interwoven to heighten student's appreciation for the importance of the field. The authors emphasize perception in a real-world context by relating concepts to students everyday experiences. The text is known for its thematic presentation of material and its ability to present perception as a unified and coherent field.
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With behavioral and biological approaches integrated throughout, this edition includes expanded material on cognitive influences on perception. New chapters address speech and music perception.From the Publisher:
Inclusion of thematic icons that emphasize a between chapters and perception's principle recurring ideas.
Expanded coverage of important new research technologies, including brain imaging and genetics.
The ecological approach to perception receives more comprehensive treatment, including a discussion of perception's contribution to action.
This edition contains over 400 new references to reflect new research in the field.
Material from Chapter 13 in the 3rd edition has been integrated into other chapters to help students see these "higher-order" phenomena as part of perception.
An entire chapter (Chapter 6) has been devoted to object perception and recognition.
Clinical, Developmental, and Methodological materials are interwoven to heighten student's appreciation for the importance of the field.
Emphasis on linking content in text to students' everyday lives.
As recognized leaders and teachers in the field, the authors are uniquely positioned to evaluate and communicate the most current research.
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Book Description McGraw-Hill Higher Education, 2005. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0071112723