Perception and Cognition at Century's End

Perception and Cognition at Century's End : History, Philosophy, Theory

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Perception and Cognition at Century's End contains cognitive psychology surveys that are up-to-date and historically based, as well as references to the development of cognitive psychology over the past century. The book can serve as a central or specialized text for a range of psychology courses.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 487 pages
  • 158 x 230 x 26mm | 861.82g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 0123011604
  • 9780123011602

About Julian Hochberg

Julian Hochberg is the Centennial Professor Emeritus at Columbia University. Dr. Hochberg is a member of the National Academy of Sciences, American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and a recipient of the Distinguished Scientific Contribution Award of the American Psychological Association.
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Table of contents

Roots and Persisting Issues:
J. Hochberg, A Context for the Second Half of the Century: One View.
M. Rollins, Philosophy, Perception, and Cognitive Science.
G. Mandler, Consciousness and Mind as Philosophical Problems and Psychological Issues.
The Informed Present: Where We Are and How We Got There:
A. Outside to Inside: Approaches Concerned Chiefly with Measurable Variables of Stimulus Information and Their Cognitive Consequences.
B. Approaches Concerned with the Individual's Past and Present Cognitive Abilities.
J.E. Cutting, Information from the World Around Us.
B.J. Gillam, Illusions at Century's End.
J.E. Cutting and M. Massironi, Pictures and Their Special Status in Perceptual and Cognitive Inquiry.
D.R. Proffitt and M.K. Kaiser, The Internalization of Perceptual Processing Constraints.
B.A. Dosher and G. Sperling, A Century of Human Information-Processing Theory: Vision, Attention, and Memory.
J. Hochberg, Gestalt Theory and Its Legacy: Organization in Eye and Brain, in Attention and Mental Representation.
K. Nakayama, Vision Fin de Siecle: A Reductionistic Explanation of Perception for the 21st Century?
E.S. Spelke, Nature, Nurture, and Development.
C.E. Wright and B. Landau, Language and Action: Current Challenges.
D.L. Medin and J.D. Coley, Concepts and Categorization.
P.N. Johnson-Laird, Imagery, Visualization, and Thinking.
Index.
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