Psychology of Perception

Authors: Grondin, Simon

  • A condensed source of information about perception
  • Classical illusions and effects are reported
  • Explanations based on physiological facts
  • Description of some sensory disorders
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About this Textbook

This book defines the terminology used in the fields of sensation and perception and describes the biological and physical bases required for understanding sensory experiences. 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. 
  • Psychophysical methods and signal detection theory.
  • Hearing music and speech.
  • Color, form and depth perception
  • The role of attention in perception. 
  • Sensory disorders. 

Psychology of Perception is an essential resource for undergraduate and graduate students interested in studying sensation and perception. 


About the authors

Dr. Grondin is a Professor at the School of Psychology of Laval University, Québec. His research interests are mainly on timing and time perception, rhythm, psychological time, psychophysics, cognitive neurosciences, and the relative age effect in sports. He is a former editor of the Canadian Journal of Experimental Psychology (2006-2009) and a former associate editor of Attention, Perception and Psychophysics (2006-2015).

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Psychology of Perception
Authors
Copyright
2016
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing Switzerland
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-31791-5
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-31791-5
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-31789-2
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-93219-4
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XI, 156
Number of Illustrations and Tables
57 b/w illustrations, 17 illustrations in colour
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