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Sensation and Perception

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ISBN-10: 1483308103

ISBN-13: 9781483308104

Edition: 2016

Authors: Bennett L. (Lowell) Schwartz, John H. (Howell) Krantz

List price: $131.00
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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, it is directed towards psychology students who come into this course with little preparation or background in the biological, neurological, or methodological principles that make up the core of the course.The book is rich in examples and applications to everyday life with an emphasis on areas of interest to students, namely, music, clinical applications, neuropsychology, and interesting animal perception systems. Instructors will appreciate the coverage of cognitive neuroscience issues,…    
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Book details

List price: $131.00
Copyright year: 2016
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/8/2015
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 480
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.596
Language: English

Bennett L. Schwartz is Professor of Psychology and Fellow of the Honors College at Florida International University. He earned both his bachelor's degree (1988) and Ph.D. (1993) from Dartmouth College in Hanover, NH. He then moved to Florida International University in Miami, FL, where he has taught for over 20 years. He does research on metamemory, human memory, learning efficiency, and nonhuman primate memory and has published over 50 journal articles and chapters in these areas. He authored the book Tip-of-the-Tongue States: Experience, Mechanism, and Lexical Retrieval (2002) and has co-edited three books about memory and metamemory. He is past president of the Southeastern Workers in…    

John H. Krantz received his psychology PhD from the University of Florida. After graduate school he worked in industry at Honeywell on visual factors related to cockpit displays. In 1990, he returned to academia taking a position at Hanover College. nbsp; 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 has been Program Chair and President of the Society for Computers in Psychology and Editor of the journal, Behavior Research Methods. nbsp; John was the first to develop Web experiments in psychological science and lead the way on techniques for sending multimedia via the Web. He has served…