Handbook of Perception and Action: v. 3

Handbook of Perception and Action: v. 3

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Reviewing state-of-the-art research in the areas of perception and action, this work stresses the functional relationships between them. The third work in a three-volume set, this text illustrates the ubiquity of the selective and control mechanisms that make up "attention" by uniting many diverse approaches. In three sections, the book covers information intake, central control functions, and the intensity aspect. An additional chapter on brain potentials reflects the prospects of electrophysiological techniques. The final chapter is a theoretical overview of the book, illustrating the communalities and divergencies.
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  • Hardback | 448 pages
  • 178 x 254 x 29mm | 890g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • index
  • 0125161638
  • 9780125161633

Table of contents

Visual attention, A.H.C. van der Heijden; visual search, A.F. Sanders and M. Donk; auditory attention, G. ten Hoopen; dual-task performance, H. Heuer; involuntary attention, M. Eimer, D. Nattkemper, E. Schroger, and W. Prinz; automatic and controlled information processing - the role of attention in the processing of novelty, G. Underwood and J. Everatt; energetics and the reaction process - running threads through experimental psychology, M.W. van der Molen; sustained attention, H.S. Koelega; brain potential analysis of selective attention, A.A. Wijers, G. Mulder, T.C. Gunter, and H.G.O.M. Smid; theories of attention, O. Neumann.
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