Cognitive Vision, Volume 42

1st Edition

Psychology of Learning and Motivation

Print ISBN: 9780125433426
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 4th June 2003
Page Count: 352

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Use of visual information is used to augment our knowledge, decide on our actions, and keep track of our environment. Even with eyes closed, people can remember visual and spatial representations, manipulate them, and make decisions about them. The chapters in Volume 42 of Psychology of Learning and Motivation discuss the ways cognition interacts with visual processes and visual representations, with coverage of figure-ground assignment, spatial and visual working memory, object identification and visual search, spatial navigation, and visual attention.


Researchers and academics in cognitive science.

Table of Contents


M.A. Peterson and E.S. Grant, Memory and Learning in Figure-Ground Perception.

R.H. Logie, Spatial and Visual Working Memory: A Mental Workspace.

M.A. Chun, Scene Perception and Memory.

R.F. Wang, Spatial Representations and Spatial Updating.

J.J. Geng and M. Behrmann, Selective Visual Attention and Visual Search: Behavioral and Neural Mechanisms.

P.G. Schyns, Categorizing and Perceiving Objects: Exploring a Continuum of Information Use.

G. Humphreys and M.J. Riddoch, From Vision to Action, and Action to Vision: A Convergent Route Approach to Vision, Action and Attention.

D.E. Irwin, Eye Movements and Visual Cognitive Suppression.

D.J. Simons and D.T. Levin, What Makes Change Blindness Interesting? Index. Contents of Recent Volumes.


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Praise for the Series "A remarkable number of landmark papers... An important collection of theory and data." --CONTEMPORARY PSYCHOLOGY