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Sounds and Perception: New Philosophical Essays

Matthew Nudds and Casey O'Callaghan (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199282968
eISBN:
9780191712333
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199282968.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This book comprises original chapters that address the central questions and issues that define the emerging philosophy of sounds and auditory perception. This work focuses upon two sets of ... More


Perceptual Coherence: Hearing and seeing

Stephen Handel

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195169645
eISBN:
9780199786732
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195169645.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This book describes the conceptual similarities and differences between auditory and visual perception. The incoming energy is a single world containing objects, events, and various sources of light ... More


Auditory scene analysis: hearing in complex environments

Albert S. Bregman

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/9780198522577.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology

Scene analysis is the name given to the strategy by which a computer attempts to put together all the visible properties – edges, surface textures, colours, distances, and so on – that belong to the ... More


Action Perception from a Common Coding Perspective

Robrecht P. R. D. van der Wel, Natalie Sebanz, and Günther Knoblich

in People Watching: Social, Perceptual, and Neurophysiological Studies of Body Perception

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195393705
eISBN:
9780199979271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393705.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter provides an overview of the evidence suggesting that action perception depends upon the interplay of perceptual and motor processes and discusses the implications of such ... More


Learning to Differentiate Properties: Speech Perception

Kevin Connolly

in Perceptual Learning: The Flexibility of the Senses

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190662899
eISBN:
9780190662929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190662899.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter details the role perceptual learning plays in speech perception and argues that the evidence does not show that meanings come to be represented in our perception upon learning a new ... More


Sound and Illusion

Matthew Soteriou

in Perceptual Ephemera

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198722304
eISBN:
9780191789120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198722304.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

A variety of different proposals have been made about the nature of sounds. Although these proposals differ in a number of significant respects, some common assumptions appear to be made by their ... More


Sound Stimulants: Defending the Stable Disposition View

John Kulvicki

in Perception and Its Modalities

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199832798
eISBN:
9780199381609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199832798.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, General

This chapter supports the view that sounds are stable dispositions of objects to vibrate in response to being mechanically stimulated, rather than the idea that sounds are events. Two questions ... More


Sound communication in house mice: Emotions in their voices and ears?

Günter Ehret

in Evolution of Emotional Communication: From Sounds in Nonhuman Mammals to Speech and Music in Man

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199583560
eISBN:
9780191747489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583560.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

Mouse pups (Mus musculus) produce six acoustically different types of sounds in situations of interaction (birth cry, wriggling calls, distress calls, smacking sounds) or loss of interaction with ... More


Seeing What You Hear: Crossmodal Illusions and Perception

Casey O’Callaghan

in Beyond Vision: Philosophical Essays

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780198782964
eISBN:
9780191826184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198782964.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Crossmodal perceptual illusions occur when a stimulus to one modality impacts perceptual experience associated with another modality. Unlike synesthesia, crossmodal illusions are intelligible as ... More


The auditory system

Edmund T. Rolls

in Brain Computations: What and How

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198871101
eISBN:
9780191914157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198871101.003.0007
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Neuroendocrine and Autonomic

Mechanisms for left-right auditory localization involving time differences for low frequencies, and intensity differences for high frequencies, performed in the brainstem are described. Auditory ... More


Introduction

Casey O’Callaghan

in Beyond Vision: Philosophical Essays

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780198782964
eISBN:
9780191826184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198782964.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This book draws theoretical and philosophical lessons about perception, the nature of its objects, and sensory awareness through sustained attention to extra-visual and multisensory forms of ... More


Beyond Vision: Philosophical Essays

Casey O’Callaghan

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780198782964
eISBN:
9780191826184
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198782964.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This book draws theoretical and philosophical lessons about perception, the nature of its objects, and sensory awareness through sustained attention to extra-visual and multisensory forms of ... More


Of Silent Sirens and Pied Pipers: Auditory Thresholds and High-Frequency Technologies of Animal Control

Joeri Bruyninckx

in Testing Hearing: The Making of Modern Aurality

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780197511121
eISBN:
9780197511169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197511121.003.0011
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music, History, Western

Animal hearing has long served as a model for understanding human hearing. Yet conversely, animal hearing can only be imagined through human hearing. This chapter shows how, building on techniques ... More


The Several Dimensions of Pitch: (1993/2003)

James Tenney

Larry Polansky, Lauren Pratt, Robert Wannamaker, and Michael Winter (eds)

in From Scratch: Writings in Music Theory

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038723
eISBN:
9780252096679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038723.003.0017
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

James Tenney explains the different mechanisms behind the simultaneous and consecutive relationships between pitches using ideas from evolution and neurocognition. He suggests that there are two ... More


Memory for Voices and Conversations

Daniel Reisberg

in The Science of Perception and Memory: A Pragmatic Guide for the Justice System

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199826964
eISBN:
9780190204518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199826964.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Someone who has witnessed an event—including a crime—has potentially gained a lot of information. The person knows what happened, and can describe the sequence of actions to investigators. The person ... More


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