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Concepts and mechanisms of perception

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Published by Duckworth in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Perception,
  • Visual perception,
  • Neuropsychology

  • Edition Notes

    StatementR. L. Gregory.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQP441 .G73 1974
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxl, 669 p. :
    Number of Pages669
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5115161M
    ISBN 100715605569
    LC Control Number74187995


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Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Gregory, R.L. (Richard Langton). Concepts and mechanisms of perception. New York: Scribner, [] (OCoLC) It offers more specifically an introduction to the study of psychophysics, auditory perception, visual perception, and attention, and discusses the basic concepts and mechanisms used to interpret different perceptual phenomena.

Featured topics in this book: Laws of psychophysics, including the discrimination law of Weber and Stevens’ power : Simon Grondin.

It offers more specifically an introduction to the study of psychophysics, auditory perception, visual perception, and attention, and discusses the basic concepts and mechanisms used to interpret different perceptual phenomena. Featured topics in this book: Laws of psychophysics, including the discrimination law of Weber and Stevens’ power law.

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