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Sensation and Perception
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Sensation and Perception

Third Edition
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May 2023 | 584 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
Sensation and Perception is a cutting edge and highly readable account of modern sensation and perception from both a cognitive and neurocognitive perspective. Written in an accessible and engaging manner, authors Bennett L. Schwartz and John H. Krantz offer readers the most relevant topics in the field of sensation and perception. Rich in examples and applications to everyday life, the text includes an emphasis on areas of interest to students, namely, music, clinical applications, neuropsychology, and interesting animal perception systems. Updates to the Third Edition include revised chapters throughout, new science, and interactive video links.

 
ISLE Activities
 
Preface
 
Acknowledgments
 
About the Authors
 
Chapter 1: What Is Perception?
 
Chapter 2: Research Methodology
 
Chapter 3: Visual System: The Eye
 
Chapter 4: Visual System: The Brain
 
Chapter 5: Object Perception
 
Chapter 6: Color Perception
 
Chapter 7: Depth and Size Perception
 
Chapter 8: Movement and Action
 
Chapter 9: Visual Attention
 
Chapter 10: The Auditory System
 
Chapter 11: The Auditory Brain and Sound Localization
 
Chapter 12: Speech Perception
 
Chapter 13: Music Perception
 
Chapter 14: Touch and Pain
 
Chapter 15: Olfaction and Taste
 
Glossary
 
References
 
Author Index
 
Subject Index

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  • Editable chapter-specific PowerPoint® slides
  • Lecture notes
  • ISLE Activities
  • All tables and figures from the textbook

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Student Resource Site

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LMS cartridge included with this title for use in Blackboard, Canvas, Brightspace by Desire2Learn (D2L), and Moodle

The LMS cartridge makes it easy to import this title's instructor resources into your learning management system (LMS). These resources include:

  • Test banks
  • Editable chapter-specific PowerPoint® slides
  • Lecture notes
  • ISLE Activities
  • All tables and figures from the textbook

Don’t use an LMS platform?
You can still access all of the same online resources for this title via the password-protected Instructor Resource Site.

Update to already adopted text.

Dr Stephen T Paul
Psychology, Robert Morris University
September 13, 2023
Key features
NEW TO THIS EDITION:
  • The new edition is available in Sage Vantage, an intuitive learning platform that integrates quality Sage textbook content with assignable multimedia activities and auto-graded assessments to drive student engagement and ensure accountability. Unparalleled in its ease of use and built for dynamic teaching and learning, Vantage offers customizable LMS integration and best-in-class support.
  • Thoroughly revised to prioritize inclusion and accessibility, with improved accessibility of language, demonstrations, and resources throughout.
  • Every chapter has undergone thorough updates and revisions, incorporating new emerging science, expanded discussions on signal detection theory, a dedicated section on Sociophonetic Acoustic Research, and updated content on inattentional blindness and the physiology of attention.
  • New Interactive Sensation Laboratory Exercises (ISLEs) help students gain a deeper understanding of the new topics discussed.
  • Each and every chapter has been updated and revised.
  • Each chapter features videos produced by Sage visual artists, based on scripts written by the textbook authors, offering an engaging multimedia component in which to learn about Sensation and Perception.
KEY FEATURES:
  • A highly accessible writing style makes the book usable for students with little or no background in the biological, neurological, or methodological principles that make up the core of the course.
  • Interactive Sensation Laboratory Exercises (ISLE) provide simulations of experiments as well as neurological processes, including anatomical diagrams, visual illusions, auditory illusions, and musical selections, to help readers understand how models actually work.
  • Embedded pedagogy including Test Your Knowledge questions and chapter-ending Review Questions allows students to assess their mastery of key concepts.
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