Cognitive Processes in the Perception of Art - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780444875013, 9780080866734

Cognitive Processes in the Perception of Art, Volume 19

1st Edition

Editors: W.R. Crozier A.J. Chapman
eBook ISBN: 9780080866734
Imprint: North Holland
Published Date: 1st June 1984
Page Count: 444
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Table of Contents

Preface. I. Introduction (W.R. Crozier and A.J. Chapman). II. Symbols and Meanings in the Arts. Contributors: L. Hudson, V.J. Konecni, G. Kose and W.E. Smythe. III. The Arts and Development. Contributors: P. Blank, W.J. Dowling, H. Gardner, C. Massay, F. Pratt, J. Willats and E. Winner. IV. Perception of the Visual Arts. Contributors: H.S. Hock, A.T. Purcell and R.D. Walk. V. Perception of Music. Contributors: J.C. Bartlett, D. Deutsch, S. McAdams, J. Pressing and V. Vikis-Freibergs. VI. Issues in Experimental Aesthetics. Contributors: M.J. Apter, F. Boselie, E. Leeuwenberg, L.E. Marks and E. Temme.


This book reviews progress and describes original research in the cognitive psychology of the arts. The invited contributors are leading authorities, and the topics which they cover include psychological approaches to symbols and meaning in art, issues in experimental aesthetics, the development in children of artistic production and appreciation, and the perception of musical and pictorial material.


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W.R. Crozier Editor

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