@bul:* Written by prominent active researchers in the field
* Presents broad coverage of perception and cognition
* Considers perception and cognition in the context of the thought of the past half-century
* Contains extensive references; excellent resource
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.
Professors of psychology or other overlapping disciplines; graduate and advanced undergraduate students in cognitive psychology.
Perception and Cognition at Century's End, 1st Edition
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 Siècle: 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.