Perceptual Learning: Advances in Research and Theory by Phillippe G. SchynsPerceptual Learning: Advances in Research and Theory by Phillippe G. Schyns

Perceptual Learning: Advances in Research and Theory

byPhillippe G. SchynsEditorRobert L. Goldstone, Douglas L. Medin

Hardcover | August 29, 1997

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The Psychology of Learning and Motivationpublishes empirical and theoretical contributions in cognitive and experimental psychology, ranging from classical and instrumental conditioning to complex learning and problem solving. Each chapter provides a thoughtful integration of a body of work.

  • Includes computational models of human learning
  • Provides contributions from ten leading researchers in the field
  • Contains interdisciplinary perspectives on perceptual learning
  • Synthesizes research from psychology and computer science
  • Focuses on the specific mechanisms that drive perceptual learning
Phillippe Schyns has been a Senior Lecturer in Psychology at Glasgow University since 1995. He received his Ph.D. in Cognitive Science from Brown University in 1992, and spent two years at MIT as a postdoctoral fellow in the Brain and Cognitive Science department.Robert Goldstone has been a professor in psychology and cognitive science...
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Title:Perceptual Learning: Advances in Research and TheoryFormat:HardcoverDimensions:393 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.98 inPublished:August 29, 1997Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0125433360

ISBN - 13:9780125433365

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Table of Contents

R.L. Goldstone, P.G. Schyns, and D.L. Medin, Learning to Bridge Between Perception and Cognition.
J. Hochberg, The Affordances of Perceptual Inquiry: Pictures are Learned from the World, and What that Fact Might Mean about Perception Quite Generally.
R.M. Shiffrin and N. Lightfoot, Perceptual Learning of Alphanumeric-Like Characters.
J. Tanaka and I. Gauthier, Expertise in Object and Face Recognition.
P.D. Eimas, Infant Speech Perception: Processing Characteristics, Representational Units, and the Learning of Words.
T. Regier, Constraints on the Learning of Spatial Terms: A Computational Investigation.
L.B. Smith, M. Gasser, and C.M. Sandhofer, Learning to Talk About the Properties of Objects: A Network Model of the Development of Dimensions.
R. Mikkulainen, J.A. Bednar, Y. Choe, and J. Sirosh, Self-Organization, Plasticity, and Low-level Visual Phenomena in a Laterally Connected Map Model of the Primary Visual Cortex.
V.R. de Sa and D.H. Ballard, Perceptual Learning from a Cross-Modal Feedback.
S. Edelman and N. Intrator, Learning as Extraction of Low-Dimensional Representations.
Subject Index.

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"A remarkable number of landmark papers... An important collection of theory and data."
--Roberta L. Klatzky in CONTEMPORARY PSYCHOLOGY