Psychology of Perception

Psychology of Perception

ISBN: 9783319317892
Publisher: Springer
Edition: 1st ed. 2016
Publication Date: 2016-05-30
Number of pages: 156
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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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