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Sensation and Perception

Sensation and Perception

Third Edition

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Sensation & Perception

July 2023 | 584 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
Sensation and Perception is a cutting edge and highly readable account of modern sensation and perception from both a cognitive and neurocognitive perspective. Written in an accessible and engaging manner, authors Bennett L. Schwartz and John H. Krantz offer readers the most relevant topics in the field of sensation and perception. Rich in examples and applications to everyday life, the text includes an emphasis on areas of interest to students, namely, music, clinical applications, neuropsychology, and interesting animal perception systems. Updates to the Third Edition include revised chapters throughout, new science, and interactive video links.

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ISLE Activities
About the Authors
Chapter 1: What Is Perception?
Chapter 2: Research Methodology
Chapter 3: Visual System: The Eye
Chapter 4: Visual System: The Brain
Chapter 5: Object Perception
Chapter 6: Color Perception
Chapter 7: Depth and Size Perception
Chapter 8: Movement and Action
Chapter 9: Visual Attention
Chapter 10: The Auditory System
Chapter 11: The Auditory Brain and Sound Localization
Chapter 12: Speech Perception
Chapter 13: Music Perception
Chapter 14: Touch and Pain
Chapter 15: Olfaction and Taste
Author Index
Subject Index


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Update to already adopted text.

Dr Stephen T Paul
Psychology, Robert Morris University
September 13, 2023

Bennett Lowell Schwartz

Bennett L. Schwartz received his PhD in 1993 from Dartmouth College in New Hampshire. Sincethen he has been at Florida International University (FIU) in Miami, Florida, where he is currently professorof psychology. He is author or editor of 10 published books as well as over 70 journal articles andchapters. His textbook Memory: Foundations and Applications, fourth edition (SAGE), was published in2020. He has won several teaching awards at FIU and currently teaches courses in memory, cognition,and sensation and perception. His main research area is metacognition and memory, but he has alsoconducted research in diverse areas that range from... More About Author

John Howell Krantz

John H. Krantz received his psychology PhD from the University of Florida. After graduate school, heworked in industry at Honeywell on visual factors related to cockpit displays. In 1990, he returned toacademia, taking a position at Hanover College. John has done extensive research in vision, human factors,computers in psychology, and the use of the Web as a medium for psychological research. He hasbeen program chair and president of the Society for Computers in Psychology and editor of the journalBehavior Research Methods. John was the first to develop Web experiments in psychological science andled the way on techniques for sending... More About Author

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ISBN: 9781071921180