Sensation and Perception

Hardcover | July 3, 2009

byHugh Foley, Margaret Matlin

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Sensation and Perception, Fifth Edition maintains the standard of clarity and coverage set in earlier editions, which make the technical scientific information accessible to a wide range of students. The authors have received national awards for their teaching and are fully responsible for the content and organization of the text. As a result, it features strong pedagogy, abundant student-friendly examples, and an engaging conversational style.

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Sensation and Perception, Fifth Edition maintains the standard of clarity and coverage set in earlier editions, which make the technical scientific information accessible to a wide range of students. The authors have received national awards for their teaching and are fully responsible for the content and organization of the text. As ...

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Hugh J. Foley received his B.A. from St. John Fisher College and his Ph.D. from the State University of New York at Stony Brook. He has taught at small liberal arts institutions throughout his academic career. He is currently a full professor at Skidmore College, where he has directed the Neuroscience Program and served as Mellon Fell...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:516 pages, 10.3 × 8.25 × 0.95 inPublished:July 3, 2009Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0205579809

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction  2. Research Methods  3. The Visual System  4. Basic Visual Functions  5. Visual Pattern Perception  6. Distance and Size Perception  7. Color  8. Motion  9. The Auditory System  10. Basic Auditory Functions  11. Auditory Pattern Perception  12. The Skin Senses  13. The Chemical Senses: Taste and Smell  14. Perceptual Development