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Perception and cognition at century's end

Perception and cognition at century's end / edited by Julian Hochberg.
San Diego : Academic Press, [1998], ©1998.

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Hochberg, Julian E.
xix, 487 pages : illustrations; 24 cm.
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. This book can serve as a central or specialized text for a range of psychology courses.
Series Statement
Handbook of perception and cognition (2nd ed.)
Uniform Title
Handbook of perception and cognition (2nd ed.)
Bibliography (note)
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • 1. A Context for the Second Half of the Century: One View / Julian Hochberg -- 2. Philosophy, Perception, and Cognitive Science / Mark Rollins -- 3. Consciousness and Mind as Philosophical Problems and Psychological Issues / George Mandler -- 4. Information from the World around Us / James E. Cutting -- 5. Illusions at Century's End / Barbara J. Gillam -- 6. Pictures and Their Special Status in Perceptual and Cognitive Inquiry / James E. Cutting and Manfredo Massironi -- 7. The Internalization of Perceptual Processing Constraints / Dennis R. Proffitt and Mary K. Kaiser -- 8. A Century of Human Information-Processing Theory: Vision, Attention, and Memory / Barbara Anne Dosher and George Sperling -- 9. Gestalt Theory and Its Legacy: Organization in Eye and Brain, in Attention and Mental Representation / Julian Hochberg -- 10. Vision Fin de Siecle: A Reductionistic Explanation of Perception for the 21st Century? / Ken Nakayama --
  • 11. Nature, Nurture, and Development / Elizabeth S. Spelke -- 12. Language and Action: Current Challenges / Charles E. Wright and Barbara Landau -- 13. Concepts and Categorization / Douglas L. Medin and John D. Coley -- 14. Imagery, Visualization, and Thinking / P. N. Johnson-Laird.
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Columbia University Libraries