Theory of Perception and Perceptual Development

 
9788182203594: Theory of Perception and Perceptual Development

The central theme of this book is to share our experience of universe that exists in the interaction between our psychology and the one beyond our psychology, and this interaction is being mediated by our physiology. In ten chapters, the author has tried to explore the nature of universal perception, and its relation with physiological and psychological perception. This work also focuses on the whole spectrum of the world of things and people that depend on the nature of the observer. This book would be valuable asset for the reader to get psycho-philosophical analysis of perception. Enlightening feedback and suggestions are solicited.

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Ruth Baer, Research Associate of Psychology, University of Kentucky, is a neuro-scientist. Using laboratory animals, he studied the effects of alcohol and other drugs on the electrical activity of the visual system. During the time that he has been at Lawrence, Hetzler s research has produced twenty scientific journal articles and conference presentations with Lawrence student co-authors. Recently, he has begun a new programme of research on mindfulness and mindfulness-based interventions....

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Book Description Global Vision Publishing House, 2011. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. The central theme of this book is to share our experience of universe that exists in the interaction between our psychology and the one beyond our psychology, and this interaction is being mediated by our physiology. In ten chapters, the author has tried to explore the nature of universal perception, and its relation with physiological and psychological perception. This work also focuses on the whole spectrum of the world of things and people that depend on the nature of the observer. This book would be valuable asset for the reader to get psycho-philosophical analysis of perception. Enlightening feedback and suggestions are solicited. CONTENTS Preface (v) 1. Introduction 1 ? The Structuralist Theory ? Structural Analysis ? Colour Sensation and Visual Perception ? Spatial Direction and Motion ? Perception of Shape ? Perception of Distance ? Perception of People and Social Events 2. Perceptual Development 19 ? Methods of Studying Perceptual Development ? Modern Theories of Perceptual Development 3. Depth Perception 31 ? The Problem of Visual Depth Perception ? Is the Problem one of Depth Perception? 4. Perceptual Constancy 43 ? Invariance of Object Properties ? Psychological Principles ? Constancy and Homeostasis ? Factors Affecting Constancy 5. Illusions and Aftereffects 49 ? Illusions ? Figural Aftereffects 6. Perceptual Deprivation 59 ? Experimental Procedures ? Affective Changes ? Hallucinatory-like Experiences ? Perceptual and Motor Abilities ? Cognitive Abilities ? Susceptibility to Propaganda ? Therapeutic Effects ? Physiological Changes ? Tolerance of Prolonged Isolation ? Theoretical Explanations 7. Speech Perception 73 ? Physical Clues to Speech Preception ? Nonacoustic Clues to Speech Perception ? Negative and Positive Reinforcement 8. Person Perception 83 ? The ?Ability? to Judge Others ? The Process of Knowing Others 9. Social Perception 99 ? Social Context of Motivational Factors ? Cultural Differences in Perception ? Social Pressures 10. Unconscious Perception 119 ? Awareness ? Thresholds, or Limens ? Subliminality ? Subjective Confidence ? Subliminal Perception ? Incidental Perception Bibliography 133 Index 149 Printed Pages: 160. Bookseller Inventory # 46792

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