Psychology of perception / by Simon Grondin

By: Grondin, Simon [author.]
Contributor(s): Ohio Library and Information Network
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Cham : Springer International Publishing, 2016Description: 1 online resource (IXI, 156 pages) : 74 illustrations, 19 illustrations in colorContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9783319317915 (electronic bk.); 3319317911 (electronic bk.); 331931789X; 9783319317892Subject(s): Perception | Psychology | Cognitive psychologyAdditional physical formats: No titleDDC classification: 153 LOC classification: BF201Online resources: Click here to access online | Click here to access online | SpringerLink Connect to resource (off-campus)
Contents:
Chapter 1. Psychophysics -- Chapter 2. Physical and Biological Bases of Hearing -- 3. Hearing -- Chapter 4. Biological Bases of Visual Perception -- Chapter 5. Colour Vision -- Chapter 6. Form Perception -- Chapter 7. Depth Perception -- Chapter 8. Attention -- Appendix A: ROC CURVES -- Appendix B: FECHNER'S LAW -- Appendix C: THE NERVOUS SYSTEM
Summary: This book defines the terminology used in the fields of sensation and perception and describes the biological and physical bases required for understanding sensory experiences. It offers more specifically an introduction to the study of psychophysics, auditory perception, visual perception, and attention, and discusses the basic concepts and mechanisms used to interpret different perceptual phenomena. Featured topics in this book: Laws of psychophysics, including the discrimination law of Weber and Stevens' power law. Psychophysical methods and signal detection theory. Hearing music and speech. Color, form and depth perception The role of attention in perception. Sensory disorders. Psychology of Perception is an essential resource for undergraduate and graduate students interested in studying sensation and perception
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Chapter 1. Psychophysics -- Chapter 2. Physical and Biological Bases of Hearing -- 3. Hearing -- Chapter 4. Biological Bases of Visual Perception -- Chapter 5. Colour Vision -- Chapter 6. Form Perception -- Chapter 7. Depth Perception -- Chapter 8. Attention -- Appendix A: ROC CURVES -- Appendix B: FECHNER'S LAW -- Appendix C: THE NERVOUS SYSTEM

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This book defines the terminology used in the fields of sensation and perception and describes the biological and physical bases required for understanding sensory experiences. It offers more specifically an introduction to the study of psychophysics, auditory perception, visual perception, and attention, and discusses the basic concepts and mechanisms used to interpret different perceptual phenomena. Featured topics in this book: Laws of psychophysics, including the discrimination law of Weber and Stevens' power law. Psychophysical methods and signal detection theory. Hearing music and speech. Color, form and depth perception The role of attention in perception. Sensory disorders. Psychology of Perception is an essential resource for undergraduate and graduate students interested in studying sensation and perception

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