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Sounds: A Philosophical Theory

Casey O'Callaghan

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199215928
eISBN:
9780191706875
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199215928.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Vision dominates philosophical thinking about perception, and theorizing about experience in cognitive science traditionally has focused on a visual model. This book presents a systematic treatment ... More


Deaf Cognition: Foundations and Outcomes

Marc Marschark and Peter C Hauser (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195368673
eISBN:
9780199894161
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368673.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This book examines the cognitive underpinnings of deaf individuals' learning. The book is written by scientists from different disciplines, which rarely interact in other realms. In this book they ... More


The perceptual world of the dog

Ádám Miklósi

in Dog Behaviour, Evolution, and Cognition

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199295852
eISBN:
9780191711688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199295852.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter provides a short overview on the perceptual abilities of dogs. Vision, audition, and olfaction are described in detail, including the possible experimental methods which could be used ... More


Cross‐Modal Illusions

Casey O'Callaghan

in Sounds: A Philosophical Theory

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199215928
eISBN:
9780191706875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199215928.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Sounds are the immediate objects of audition. What else do we hear? Sounds differ from ordinary material objects and their features, but audition informs us about ordinary things and happenings. This ... More


Sonic Realism

Casey O'Callaghan

in Sounds: A Philosophical Theory

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199215928
eISBN:
9780191706875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199215928.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Attempts to understand audition in visual terms lead to puzzlement about the place of sounds in the world. Failing to find sounds among visual objects and features seduces some philosophers to hold ... More


The Locations of Sounds

Casey O'Callaghan

in Sounds: A Philosophical Theory

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199215928
eISBN:
9780191706875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199215928.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Audition is a spatial perceptual modality. We learn about the locations of sound sources through audition because sounds appear in auditory experience to be located at a distance in a given ... More


Sound localization in early-blind human subjects: Evidence for adaptive cortical plasticity

Dave Saint-Amour, Jean-Paul Guillemot, Maryse Lassonde, and Franco Lepore

in Reprogramming the Cerebral Cortex: Plasticity following central and peripheral lesions

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198528999
eISBN:
9780191723926
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528999.003.0023
Subject:
Neuroscience, Disorders of the Nervous System

The idea that early-blind subjects may be able to compensate their loss of vision by developing a greater efficiency in the use of their other sensory modalities — primarily touch and audition — was ... More


The role of intersensory redundancy in early perceptual, cognitive, and social development

Lorraine E. Bahrick and Robert Lickliter

in Multisensory Development

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199586059
eISBN:
9780191741470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199586059.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology

The early development of attentional selectivity is thought to be strongly influenced by the infant’s sensitivity to salient properties of stimulation such as contrast, movement, intensity, and ... More


Dissonance: Auditory Aesthetics in Ancient Greece

Sean Alexander Gurd

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780823269655
eISBN:
9780823271870
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823269655.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

In the four centuries leading up to the death of Euripides in 406 BCE, Greek singers, poets, and theorists delved deep into auditory experience. They charted its capacity to develop topologies ... More


Jñāna Yoga

Arvind Sharma

in Modern Hindu Thought: An Introduction

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195676389
eISBN:
9780199081974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195676389.003.0016
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

Ramana Maharsi (1879–1950) is credited for simplifying the path of knowledge in modern Hinduism. This point can be made by taking a look at the locus classicus of the path of knowledge in classical ... More


Jñāna-yoga

Arvind Sharma

in Classical Hindu Thought: An Introduction

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195658712
eISBN:
9780199082018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195658712.003.0016
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This chapter discusses the concept of jñāna-yoga. One of the ways of overcoming the divide between the transcendental and the empirical is through the path of knowledge or jñāna-yoga. Traditionally, ... More


Listening for Theatrical Form in Early Modern England

Allison K. Deutermann

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474411264
eISBN:
9781474422154
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474411264.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Early modern drama was in fundamental ways an aural art form. How plays should sound and how they should be heard were questions vital to the formal development of early modern drama, and ... More


The Sensory Ecology of Birds

Graham R. Martin

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780199694532
eISBN:
9780191839979
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199694532.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology, Animal Biology

The natural world contains a huge amount of constantly changing information. Limitations on, and specializations within, sensory systems mean that each species receives only a small part of that ... More


Prevention and pedagogy

Dianna T. Kenny

in The Psychology of Music Performance Anxiety

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199586141
eISBN:
9780191731129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199586141.003.0053
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Clinical Psychology

This final chapter is devoted to some thoughts about the prevention of severe forms of music performance anxiety and the psychological aspects that need to be attended to in the raising and pedagogy ... More


The Unity of Consciousness: Binding, Integration, and Dissociation

Chris Frith

Axel Cleeremans (ed.)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198508571
eISBN:
9780191687358
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198508571.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Consciousness has many elements, from sensory experiences such as vision, audition, and bodily sensation, to non-sensory aspects such as volition, emotion, memory, and thought. The apparent unity of ... More


Building blocks

Nathan F. Lepora

in Living machines: A handbook of research in biomimetics and biohybrid systems

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780199674923
eISBN:
9780191842702
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199674923.003.0013
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems, Development

This chapter introduces the “building blocks” section of the Handbook of Living Machines which explores the individual sensory and motor components that when pieced together can comprise a complete ... More


Introduction to auditory cognition

Stephen Mcadamsand and Emmanuel Bigand

in Thinking in Sound: The Cognitive Psychology of Human Audition

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198522577
eISBN:
9780191688645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198522577.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology

This chapter begins with a brief discussion of what is cognitive in audition and then reviews the current state of auditory cognition research. An overview of the subsequent chapters is also ... More


The Art of Branding:: Tartan “Asia Extreme” Films

Chi-Yun Shin

in Horror to the Extreme: Changing Boundaries in Asian Cinema

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099722
eISBN:
9789882207028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099722.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines the “Asia Extreme” label of London-based Tartan Films and its relation with recent East Asian horror films. It examines Tartan's marketing strategies and its aspiration to ... More


A Politics of Excess:: Violence and Violation in Miike Takashi’s Audition

Robert Hyland

in Horror to the Extreme: Changing Boundaries in Asian Cinema

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099722
eISBN:
9789882207028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099722.003.0011
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines the origins of extreme cinema as a politicized cinema, which uses an extreme aesthetic as a single aspect of its radical politics. It also examines the violence in Miike ... More


INDEPENDENCE: Skyscrapers, Subways, and Train Lights Play no Part in the Music I Write

Barbara B. Heyman

in Samuel Barber: The Composer and His Music

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195090581
eISBN:
9780199853090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195090581.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter narrates a piece wherein Samuel Barber directly involves the performer in its creation. In this case, it was the Cello Sonata, premiered by Orlando Cole, the cellist. The two would meet ... More


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