Perception: A multisensory perspective (Paperback)
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Perception: A multisensory perspective (Paperback)

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Paperback 368 Pages / Published: 15/08/2018
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The world of perception is multisensory. Even a simple task such as judging the position of a light in a dark room depends not only on vision but also on sensory signals about the position of our body in space. Likewise, how we experience food depends on sensory signals originating from the mouth, but also from nose signals, and even vision and hearing. However, traditional books on perception still discuss each of the

Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780198725022
Number of pages: 368
Weight: 900 g
Dimensions: 246 x 172 x 22 mm


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Thorough, rich of examples, and well planned, which makes it an excellent textbook. It is also written in a plain and engaging way and should appeal easily to undergraduate and master students. Perhaps even more importantly, it pushes the reader to rethink our typical approach to sensory systems, making it an excellent read for anybody interested in Perception. Functions take the lead over receptors, and processing of information takes the lead over neural signals somehow turning over the habitual approach to perception. Underscoring these aspects is not only fun but is also crucial to understand how our mind works. The book makes great strides in this direction. * Perception Journal *

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