About this book
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.
- Book Title Psychology of Perception
- DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-31791-5
- Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016
- Publisher Name Springer, Cham
- eBook Packages Behavioral Science and Psychology Behavioral Science and Psychology (R0)
- Hardcover ISBN 978-3-319-31789-2
- Softcover ISBN 978-3-319-81119-2
- eBook ISBN 978-3-319-31791-5
- Edition Number 1
- Number of Pages XI, 156
- Number of Illustrations 57 b/w illustrations, 17 illustrations in colour
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