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Philosophical Perspectives on Depiction

Catharine Abell and Katerina Bantinaki (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199585960
eISBN:
9780191723490
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199585960.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, Philosophy of Mind

Pictures are representations that depict their objects. Although depiction plays as important a role as language in contemporary culture and communication, its function is relatively poorly ... More


Perceptual and Conceptual Interactions in Object Recognition and Expertise

Thomas W. James and George S. Cree

in Perceptual Expertise: Bridging Brain and Behavior

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195309607
eISBN:
9780199865291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195309607.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Vision

Object recognition is generally studied as a visual process; however, there is evidence to suggest that conceptual information is recruited in tasks that are thought to be primarily perceptual. ... More


Foundations of Mind: Origins of Conceptual Thought

Jean Matter Mandler

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195311839
eISBN:
9780199786770
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195311839.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This book presents a new theory of cognitive development in infancy, focusing on the processes through which perceptual information is transformed into concepts. Drawing on extensive research, the ... More


Visual perception

PIERRE JACOB and MARC JEANNEROD

in Ways of Seeing: The scope and limits of visual cognition

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780198509219
eISBN:
9780191584909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198509219.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter examines both what can be perceived and how what can be perceived is perceived. First, it asks the question: how can visual perception provide knowledge at all? Since knowledge of the ... More


Introduction: Visual Experience

Gary Hatfield and Sarah Allred

in Visual Experience: Sensation, Cognition, and Constancy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199597277
eISBN:
9780191741883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199597277.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Vision

Perception provides contact with the world. The processes that yield such contact are mainly unconscious and so are some of the products of these processes. At the same time, human consciousness is ... More


Listening strategies in infancy: the roots of music and language development

Sandra E. Trehuband and Laurel J. Trainor

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/9780198522577.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology

This chapter examines infants' processing of complex auditory patterns. It shows that perceptual grouping processes are operative in infancy, and that relational pitch and temporal processing are as ... More


Combining disruption and activation techniques to map conceptual and perceptual memory processes in the human brain

TERESA A. BLAXTON

in Memory: Systems, Process, or Function?

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198524069
eISBN:
9780191689109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198524069.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

The goal of this chapter is to describe converging evidence obtained from several functional mapping techniques in experiments examining dissociations between conceptual and perceptual processing in ... More


Geometric Information for Event Segmentation

Thomas F. Shipley and Mandy J. Maguire

in Understanding Events: From Perception to Action

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195188370
eISBN:
9780199870462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195188370.003.0018
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter examines how perceptual processes help segment events, begin the complex process of giving meaning to the flux of change around each of us, and ultimately give us the social graces to ... More


Disambiguating the Perceptual Assumption

Jennifer Corns

Fiona Macpherson (ed.)

in Sensory Substitution and Augmentation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780197266441
eISBN:
9780191884207
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266441.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Deroy and Auvray together with Ptito et al. have argued against what they dub ‘the perceptual assumption’, which they claim underlies all previous research into sensory substitution devices (SSDs). ... More


Perceptual and visuomotor processing in spatial neglect

A. David Milner and Rob D. McIntosh

in The Cognitive and Neural Bases of Spatial Neglect

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198508335
eISBN:
9780191687327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198508335.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology

This chapter reviews recent progress on a series of studies in which the phenomena of size and distance distortion in neglect patients are examined. The data agree with the proposal by Bisiach et al. ... More


Multimodal Mental Imagery and Perceptual Justification

Bence Nanay

in The Epistemology of Non-Visual Perception

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190648916
eISBN:
9780190648947
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190648916.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

There has been a lot of discussion about how the cognitive penetrability of perception may or may not have important implications for understanding perceptual justification. The aim of this chapter ... More


Seeing is Believing—Or Is It?

Daniel C. Dennett

in Perception

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195084627
eISBN:
9780199847167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195084627.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter provides a discourse on the meaning of perception and the product of the perceptual process. Perception, at its basic level, is defined as a response to a stimulus, which—under the ... 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


Exogenous Spatial-Cuing Studies of Human Cross-Modal Attention and Multisensory Integration

CHARLES SPENCE, JOHN MCDONALD, and JON DRIVER

in Crossmodal Space and Crossmodal Attention

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198524861
eISBN:
9780191689260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198524861.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter focuses on the issue of whether stimulation at around the same place and time, in more than one sensory modality, has any effects on perceptual processing and/or on covert spatial ... More


Evaluating the Specificity of Effects of Video Game Training

Kasey L. Powers and Patricia J. Brooks

in Learning by Playing: Video Gaming in Education

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199896646
eISBN:
9780190256142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199896646.003.0021
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter explores the relationship between the specific features of the video games used for training and the skills acquired. It first reviews previous meta-analyses of the effects of video ... More


Dissociations between perception and action in normal subjects

A. David Milner and Melvyn A. Goodale

in The Visual Brain in Action

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198524724
eISBN:
9780191689239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198524724.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

In this chapter the authors review some of the evidence for dissociations in normal subjects and discuss some of the reasons why these dissociations are important. Different frames of reference for ... More


Perception, Especially Perception through Language

Ruth Garrett Millikan

in Beyond Concepts: Unicepts, Language, and Natural Information

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198717195
eISBN:
9780191785948
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198717195.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

Perceptual processing is translation of patterns in the data of sense into cognitive understanding without uniceptual inference. Understanding language differs from ordinary perceptual processing in ... More


Contributions of functional neuroimaging to theories of category learning

Paul J. Reber

in Neuroimaging of Human Memory: Linking cognitive processes to neural systems

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199217298
eISBN:
9780191696077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199217298.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Models and Architectures

This chapter provides evidence in support of a specific theory of the cognitive representations that support visual category learning using functional magnetic resonance imaging. It reviews data ... More


The Emergence of Perceptual Preferences for Social Signals of Emotion

Jukka M. Leppänen and Charles A. Nelson III

in Navigating the Social World: What Infants, Children, and Other Species Can Teach Us

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199890712
eISBN:
9780199332779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199890712.003.0029
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter reviews studies that have examined the early development of facial expression processing. It gives particular attention to findings that show a clear developmental shift at the turn of ... More


Prior entry: attention and temporal perception

Charles Spence

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/9780199563456.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter examines the prior entry hypothesis and provides a brief review of the empirical literature investigating the effects of attention on multisensory temporal perception in humans. The ... More


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