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Probing Neural Correlates of Cue Integration

Christopher A. Buneo, Gregory Apker, and Ying Shi

in Sensory Cue Integration

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195387247
eISBN:
9780199918379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195387247.003.0017
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter reviews neural correlates of cue integration in two distinct neural systems (one perceptual, the other sensorimotor), both in nonhuman primates. The first involves structures involved ... More


All Together Now: Learning through Multiple Sources

Natasha Kirkham

in Neoconstructivism: The New Science of Cognitive Development

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195331059
eISBN:
9780199864072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331059.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter describes a theory of multiple cue integration, supporting the acquisition of complex knowledge. The “great blooming, buzzing confusion” of the perceptual world actually holds a wealth ... More


The Science of Social Vision

Reginald B. Adams, Nalini Ambady, Ken Nakayama, and Shinsuke Shimojo (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195333176
eISBN:
9780199864324
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333176.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Vision, Cognitive Neuroscience

The human visual system is particularly attuned to and remarkably efficient at processing social cues. We can effectively “read” others' mental and emotional states and make snap judgments about ... More


Visual Orientation and Navigation

Thomas W. Cronin, Sönke Johnsen, N. Justin Marshall, and Eric J. Warrant

in Visual Ecology

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151847
eISBN:
9781400853021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151847.003.0012
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter explains how orientation refers to an animal's ability to move or posture itself in a desired direction relative to its environment. The ability to orient is virtually a universal ... More


Vision in Dim Light

Thomas W. Cronin, Sönke Johnsen, N. Justin Marshall, and Eric J. Warrant

in Visual Ecology

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151847
eISBN:
9781400853021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151847.003.0011
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter discusses how darkness provides excellent advantages for a wide variety of animals, for the simple reason that vision—a primary sense for predators and foragers alike—becomes severely ... More


Computational Models of Multisensory Integration in the Cat Superior Colliculus

Benjamin A. Rowland, Barry E. Stein, and Terrence R. Stanford

in Sensory Cue Integration

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195387247
eISBN:
9780199918379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195387247.003.0018
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter discusses four models of the integration of visual and auditory cues in the cat superior colliculus. Models 1–3 are analytical models, each incorporating elements of the former but also ... More


Presenting Data

David E. Nelson, Bradford W. Hesse, and Robert T. Croyle

in Making Data Talk: The Science and Practice of Translating Public Health Research and Surveillance Findings to Policy Makers, the Public, and the Press

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195381535
eISBN:
9780199864782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195381535.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Data presentation can greatly influence audiences. This chapter reviews principles and approaches for presenting data, focusing on whether data needs to be used. Data can presented using words alone ... More


Judging the Size of a Distant Object: Strategy Use by Children and Adults

Carl E. Granrud

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/9780199597277.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Vision

The ability to estimate the size of a distant object improves during childhood. This chapter asks whether this change results from increasing sensitivity to visual cues for distance and size or from ... More


Ensemble Performance: Interpersonal Alignment of Musical Expression

Peter Keller

in Expressiveness in music performance: Empirical approaches across styles and cultures

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199659647
eISBN:
9780191771651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199659647.003.0015
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter addresses how ensemble musicians achieve the precision and flexibility in interpersonal coordination that enables alignment of performance parameters related to basic properties of ... More


Blind Citizenship Classes: The Mirror Does Not Reflect

Ellyn Kaschak

in Sight Unseen: Gender and Race Through Blind Eyes

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231172905
eISBN:
9780231539531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172905.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter discusses the eye/brain combination in recognizing arbitrary visual cues holistically, and how the blind, in attempting to imitate these cues, often come across as histrionic to the ... More


Orality and the Developing Text of Caedmon's Hymn

Katherine O'Brien O'Keeffe

in Old English Literature: Critical Essays

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300091397
eISBN:
9780300129113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300091397.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Anglo-Saxon / Old English Literature

This chapter examines the orality and development of the text of Caedmon's Hymn. It explores the literary and communicative practices of societies before the adoption of writing and identifies the ... More


Managing wildlife humanely with learned food aversions

Sandra E. Baker and David W. Macdonald

in Wildlife Conservation on Farmland Volume 2: Conflict in the countryside

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198745501
eISBN:
9780191821776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198745501.003.0013
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Ecology

Managing wildlife humanely with learned food aversions describes experiments investigating the potential of learned food aversions for managing human–wildlife conflict without culling. First the ... More


The Master Argument Against Ontological Borders

Jody Azzouni

in Ontology Without Borders

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190622558
eISBN:
9780190622589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190622558.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language, Metaphysics/Epistemology

The “master argument” is given: No metaphysical sense can be made of ontological boundaries (ones that support individuation conditions) above and beyond feature changes in the world. Ontological ... More


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