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

Kerri Johnson and Maggie Shiffrar (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195393705
eISBN:
9780199979271
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393705.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

The human body has long been a rich source of inspiration for the arts, and artists have long recognized the body's special status. While the scientific study of body perception also has an important ... More


Faces, Bodies, Social Vision as Agent Vision, and Social Consciousness

Beatrice de Gelder and Marco Tamietto

in The Science of Social Vision

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195333176
eISBN:
9780199864324
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333176.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Vision, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter discusses recent findings from research on face and body perception giving special attention to the implications of the findings for social vision. The first section is devoted to ... More


From Body Perception to Action Preparation:: A Distributed Neural System for Viewing Bodily Expressions of Emotion

Beatrice de Gelder

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/9780195393705.003.0020
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Current models of emotion perception are almost exclusively based on studies of facial expressions. This chapter reviews evidence from psychophysiological, neurophysiological, computational, and ... More


Making Great Strides:: Advances in Research on the Perception of the Human Body

Kerri L. Johnson and Maggie Shiffrar

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/9780195393705.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

The study of the human body in motion is a dynamic discipline. Since the earliest observations, techniques have been refined and models rendered more precisely. In spite of this refinement, current ... More


Are Dreams Disembodied Experiences? The Role of the Body and of the Brain in Shaping Bodily Experience in Dreams

Jennifer M. Windt

in Dreaming: A Conceptual Framework for Philosophy of Mind and Empirical Research

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262028677
eISBN:
9780262327466
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028677.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Chapter 8 investigates the relationship between phenomenal embodiment in dreams and the sleeping physical body. It casts doubt on the currently popular view that dreams are functionally disembodied ... More


Are Body-Worn Cameras a “Silver Bullet” Solution?: Research on the Benefits of the Technology

Michael D. White and Aili Malm

in Cops, Cameras, and Crisis: The Potential and the Perils of Police Body-Worn Cameras

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781479820177
eISBN:
9781479865864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479820177.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter is devoted to the perceived benefits of BWCs. For each perceived benefit (enhanced transparency and legitimacy, accountability, reductions in force and complaints, evidentiary value, ... More


Perceiving Your Own Body

Bruno and

in Perception: A multisensory perspective

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198725022
eISBN:
9780191860041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198725022.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

The perception of our own body is a defining characteristic of our sense of self and a prerequisite for interacting with the environment and guiding movements. In the traditional view, the body is ... More


Body and Qualia

Georg Northoff

in Unlocking the Brain: Volume 2: Consciousness

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199826995
eISBN:
9780199979776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199826995.003.0020
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

How are the resting state activity’s prephenomenal structures transformed into a full-blown phenomenal state during stimulus-induced activity? The central stimuli input are interoceptive stimuli from ... More


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