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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


Visual Discrimination by the Honeybee (Apis mellifera)

Adrian Horridge

in How Animals See the World: Comparative Behavior, Biology, and Evolution of Vision

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195334654
eISBN:
9780199933167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195334654.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter explores honeybee vision and provides a captivating window into the bizarre world seen through compound eyes using both behavioral and neurobiological evidence. Far from being a pattern ... More


Fragments and fringes: the view from the centre

Mary-Ann Constantine and Gerald Porter

in Fragments and Meaning in Traditional Song: From the Blues to the Baltic

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197262887
eISBN:
9780191734441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262887.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter discusses the assumption that certain groups — specifically inhabitants of ‘border’ areas — are prone to produce song fragments. It focuses on the act of perception and the material ... More


Deciphering Patterns in the Archaeology of South Africa: The Neurovisual Resonance Theory

Derek Hodgson

in Cognitive Models in Palaeolithic Archaeology

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190204112
eISBN:
9780190204136
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190204112.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Accumulating finds from sites in southern Africa have led to a reassessment of when crucial human behavioral traits appeared, based on the notion that the artifacts retrieved dependably track ... More


Pattern Perception

Peter H. Schiller and Edward J. Tehovnik

in Vision and the Visual System

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780199936533
eISBN:
9780190258054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199936533.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Vision

This chapter has seven subdivisions. Section A delineates the major theories that have been formulated about how living organisms process pattern and shape information. Section B describes ... More


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


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