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Author: Schwartz, Bennett L.

Brand: SAGE Publications, Inc

Edition: 2

Binding: Hardcover

Format: Illustrated

Number Of Pages: 536

Release Date: 19-01-2018

Details: Product Description The highly accessible Sensation and Perception presents a current and accurate account of modern sensation and perception from both a cognitive and neurocognitive perspective. To show students the relevance of the material to their everyday lives and future careers, authors Bennett L. Schwartz and John H. Krantz connect concepts to real-world applications, such as driving cars, playing sports, and evaluating risk in the military. Interactive Sensation Laboratory Exercises (ISLE) provide simulations of experiments and neurological processes to engage readers with the phenomena covered in the text and give them a deeper understanding of key concepts. The Second Edition includes a revamped version of the In Depth feature from the previous edition in new Exploration sections that invite readers to learn more about exciting developments in the field. Additionally, new Ponder Further sections prompt students to practice their critical thinking skills with chapter topics.  Review "This is an excellent textbook for an undergraduate class in Sensation and Perception. The book covers all of the important topics in the field, and the authors include a good balance of classic research and recent research. . . . Students will enjoy learning from this book!" -- Robert Hines "This book gives students the advantage of having access to a lot of resources and engaging activities that will help them understand the concepts as they read each chapter in the text." -- Nicha K. Otero "The application sections are interesting and allow students to see how what they are learning is relevant to the real world." -- Alexis Grosofsky "This text is easy to read, includes examples that are relevant to life, and covers all the essential information for a course in Sensation and Perception." -- Jennifer L. Thomson "The clarity of writing makes this product very reader-friendly." -- T. C. Sim About the Author Bennett L. Schwartz is a professor of psychology at Florida International University. He earned his BA (1988) and PhD (1993) from Dartmouth College. Dr. Schwartz does research on metacognition, human memory, and non-human memory, and has published over 50 journal articles in this area, as well as many books and book chapters. He is past president of the Southern Workers in Memory (2006) and the Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology (2016). He was associate editor of the Journal of Applied Research in Memory and Cognition and is on the editorial board of several journals. Dr. Schwartz teaches courses in memory, cognition, and sensation and perception. He is the author of two textbooks, Memory: Foundations and Applications, Third Edition, and with John H. Krantz, Sensation and Perception, Second Edition.    John H. Krantz received his Psychology PhD from the University of Florida. After graduate school, he worked in industry at Honeywell on visual factors related to cockpit displays. In 1990, he returned to academia, taking a position at Hanover College. Dr. Krantz has done extensive research in vision, human factors, computers in psychology, and the use of the web as a medium for psychological research. He has been Program Chair and President of the Society for Computers in Psychology and Editor of the journal Behavior Research Methods. He was the first to develop Web experiments in psychological science and lead the way on techniques for sending multimedia via the Web. Dr. Krantz has served as a faculty associate for The Psychology Place, developing interactive learning activities and created psychology’s first global web site for the Association for Psychological Science (APS). In addition, he is an author on Cognitive Toolkit and PsychSim 6, and, finally, Sensation and Perception, Second Edition with Bennett L. Schwartz. Dr. Krantz is well known for his widely used online psychological experiments related to sensation, perception, and cognition. His current research is focused on using the Web for psycho

Package Dimensions: 10.9 x 8.5 x 1.1 inches

Languages: English