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Variation in Working Memory

Variation in Working Memory

Andrew Conway, Chris Jarrold, Michael Kane, Akira Miyake, and John Towse (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195168648
eISBN:
9780199847297
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195168648.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Working memory — the ability to keep important information in mind while comprehending, thinking, and acting — varies considerably from person to person and changes dramatically during each person's ... More

Video as Method

Video as Method

Anne M. Harris

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780190222079
eISBN:
9780190468705
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190222079.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This book argues that one of the greatest strengths of choosing video for both qualitative and quantitative research is its flexible and almost multi-perspectival potential for gathering, analyzing, ... More

Violent AccountsUnderstanding the Psychology of Perpetrators through South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission

Violent Accounts: Understanding the Psychology of Perpetrators through South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission

Robert N. Kraft

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479821600
eISBN:
9781479870288
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479821600.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This book presents a compelling study of how ordinary people commit extraordinary acts of violence and how perpetrators and victims manage in the aftermath. Grounded in extensive, qualitative ... More

Violent Video Game Effects on Children and AdolescentsTheory, Research, and Public Policy

Violent Video Game Effects on Children and Adolescents: Theory, Research, and Public Policy

Craig A. Anderson, Douglas A. Gentile, and Katherine E. Buckley

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195309836
eISBN:
9780199893393
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195309836.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Violent video games are increasingly popular, raising concerns by parents, researchers, policy makers, and informed citizens about potential harmful effects. Chapter 1 describes the history of ... More

VisionA Computational Investigation into the Human Representation and Processing of Visual Information

Vision: A Computational Investigation into the Human Representation and Processing of Visual Information

David Marr

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262514620
eISBN:
9780262289610
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262514620.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Vision

This posthumously published book (1982), which influenced a generation of brain and cognitive scientists, inspiring many to enter the field, describes a general framework for understanding visual ... More

Vision and the Visual System

Vision and the Visual System

Peter H. Schiller and Edward J. Tehovnik

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780199936533
eISBN:
9780190258054
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199936533.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Vision

This book provides the essential facts about how visual information is processed in the brain. The book has 16 chapters. Chapter 1 provides basic information about the methods that are used by ... More

Vision ResearchA Practical Guide to Laboratory Methods

Vision Research: A Practical Guide to Laboratory Methods

Roger Carpenter and John Robson (eds)

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198523192
eISBN:
9780191688850
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198523192.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Vision research is one of the largest and most active areas within brain research. Psychologists, neuroscientists, opthamologists and optometrists, computer scientists, and engineers all have an ... More

Visions of CompassionWestern Scientists and Tibetan Buddhists Examine Human
Nature

Visions of Compassion: Western Scientists and Tibetan Buddhists Examine Human Nature

Richard J. Davidson and Anne Harrington (eds)

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195130430
eISBN:
9780199847327
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195130430.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This book examines how Western behavioral science — which has generally focused on negative aspects of human nature — holds up to cross-cultural scrutiny, in particular the Tibetan Buddhist ... More

The Visual (Un)Conscious and Its (Dis)ContentsA microtemporal approach

The Visual (Un)Conscious and Its (Dis)Contents: A microtemporal approach

Bruno G. Breitmeyer

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780198712237
eISBN:
9780191794209
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198712237.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Vision

The book covers the types and stages of nonconscious and conscious visual processing that have been investigated in psychophysical and brain-recording research using methods allowing microtemporal ... More

The Visual Brain in Action

The Visual Brain in Action

David Milner and Mel Goodale

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198524724
eISBN:
9780191689239
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198524724.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

First published in 1995, this book presents a model for understanding the visual processing underlying perception and action, proposing a broad distinction within the brain between two kinds of ... More

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