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Tactile‐Motor‐Kinaesthetic Perception

C. B. Martin

in The Mind in Nature

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199234103
eISBN:
9780191715570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199234103.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter begins with a brief discussion of tactile-motor-kinaesthetic perceiving. It argues that through use of the tactile-motor-kinaesthetic sensory input and imagery that we learn the ... More


Tactile Sensing

Lynette A. Jones and Susan J. Lederman

in Human Hand Function

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195173154
eISBN:
9780199786749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173154.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter focuses on human hand functions based on performance of manual tasks that specifically involve human tactile sensing, a form of sensing derived from cutaneous inputs arising in the skin ... More


Mimesis

John V. Kulvicki

in On Images: Their Structure and Content

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780199290758
eISBN:
9780191604010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019929075X.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter explores the range of pictorial representation. It considers many kinds of projective systems and shows how they all manage to satisfy the conditions set forth in Chapters 2 and 3 for ... More


Consciousness

J. Kevin O’Regan

in Why Red Doesn’t Sound Like a Bell: Understanding the feel of consciousness

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199775224
eISBN:
9780199919031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199775224.003.0083
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

This chapter summarizes the discussions in the preceding chapters. It argues that the sensorimotor approach, by taking feel as an abstract quality of our interaction with the environment, helps ... More


Human Hand Function

Lynette A. Jones and Susan J. Lederman

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195173154
eISBN:
9780199786749
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173154.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This book reviews the sensory and motor aspects of normal hand function from both neurophysiological and behavioral perspectives. Hand function is presented as a continuum ranging from activities ... More


Historical Overview and General Introduction

Lynette A. Jones and Susan J. Lederman

in Human Hand Function

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195173154
eISBN:
9780199786749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173154.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter provides an historical overview and general introduction to the topic of human hand function. It also provides a new framework for conceptually organizing human hand functions along a ... More


How, then, can sensation be measured?

Donald Laming

in The Measurement of Sensation

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198523420
eISBN:
9780191712425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198523420.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This final chapter summarizes the preceding arguments and identifies those experimental results that can be relied upon because they are uncontaminated with introspective reports (such as magnitude ... More


Intact Processing of Nonvisual Location and Orientation Information

Michael McCloskey

in Visual Reflections: A Perceptual Deficit and Its Implications

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195168693
eISBN:
9780199871513
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195168693.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology

The findings discussed in the preceding chapter demonstrate that AH made highly systematic location and orientation errors in a wide variety of tasks with visual stimuli. This chapter shows that ... More


Assessment of perceptual disorders

L.D. Kartsounis

in The Handbook of Clinical Neuropsychology

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199234110
eISBN:
9780191594250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199234110.003.07
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter reviews the principles of assessment of perceptual disorders, auditory recognition deficits, tactile recognition deficits, and visual object recognition deficits. The implicit assumption ... More


Types of flavour interaction

Richard J. Stevenson

in The Psychology of Flavour

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199539352
eISBN:
9780191724008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199539352.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter identifies the psychological (or centrally based) interactions between the various modalities and sub-modalities that comprise the flavour system such as taste and smell. The ... More


Causes of flavour interaction

Richard J. Stevenson

in The Psychology of Flavour

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199539352
eISBN:
9780191724008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199539352.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter examines the distal and proximal basis of the interactions between and within the flavour senses that were identified in Chapter 2 as having a psychological basis. For unimodal ... More


The Deepest Sense: A Cultural History of Touch

Constance Classen

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252034930
eISBN:
9780252094408
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252034930.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

From the softest caress to the harshest blow, touch lies at the heart of our experience of the world. Now, for the first time, this deepest of senses is the subject of an extensive historical ... More


A New View of Seeing

J. Kevin O’Regan

in Why Red Doesn’t Sound Like a Bell: Understanding the feel of consciousness

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199775224
eISBN:
9780199919031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199775224.003.0025
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

This chapter presents a new view of seeing. It begins with a discussion of vision and tactile perception, and then compares the experience of seeing with the experience of remembering. It argues that ... More


Physiology of squid olfaction

Mary T. Lucero

in Cephalopod Neurobiology: Neuroscience Studies in Squid, Octopus and Cuttlefish

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198547907
eISBN:
9780191724299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198547907.003.0355
Subject:
Neuroscience, Invertebrate Neurobiology

This chapter focuses on the characterization of the squid olfactory system in terms of morphology, behaviour, and electrophysiology. There have been many discussions regarding usage of the specific ... More


The Modern Touch

Constance Classen

in The Deepest Sense: A Cultural History of Touch

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252034930
eISBN:
9780252094408
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252034930.003.0007
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter chronicles the gradual decline of the sense of touch as humanity enters the modern age. The sense of touch was gradually displaced from its social centrality during the later Middle ... More


Visual instrumentation for use with visually deficient children: the Point Mobile

Serge Portalier and François Vital-Durand

in Infant Vision

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198523161
eISBN:
9780191724558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198523161.003.0027
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

In the study presented in this chapter the concept of instrumentation is applied to the deficient visual system of visually handicapped infants to explore the extent to which the use of poor vision ... More


Reading with the Fingers: Tactile Signs and the Possibilities for a Language of Touch

Mark Paterson

in Seeing with the Hands: Blindness, Vision and Touch After Descartes

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474405317
eISBN:
9781474418614
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474405317.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The accidental discovery in 1786 by Valentin Haüy that embossed script could be read by the fingers paved the way for the concrete development of a fully-fledged haptic reading system. The story of ... More


Temporal orienting in audition, touch, and across modalities

Kathrin Lange and Brigitte Röder

in Attention and Time

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199563456
eISBN:
9780191701863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563456.003.0028
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter examines the possible role of temporal orienting of attention in modulating early perceptual processing. It discusses the results of four studies that provide evidence that explicit ... More


Reversal of subjective temporal order due to sensory and motor integrations

Shigeru Kitazawa, Shunjiro Moizumi, Ayami Okuzumi, Fumine Saito, Satoshi Shibuya, Toshimitsu Takahashi, Makoto Wada, and Shinya Yamamoto

in Sensorimotor Foundations of Higher Cognition

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199231447
eISBN:
9780191696510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231447.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter examines reversals in subjective temporal order due to arm crossing in order to determine whether and where the hypothetical decision mechanism is located and how it orders sensory ... More


Introduction: the theoretical context for the dialog

MORTON A. HELLER

in Touch, Representation, and Blindness

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198503873
eISBN:
9780191686559
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198503873.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Most people are dependent on physical contact for their survival and well-being. While a lot of information may be gathered by visual contact, most significant experiences involve physical ... More


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