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Title Perceptual coherence : hearing and seeing / Stephen Handel.
Imprint New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2006.


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Description 1 online resource (ix, 469 pages, 4 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations (some color)
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (pages 425-448) and index.
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
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Subject Sensory receptors.
Auditory perception.
Visual perception.
Vision, Ocular.
Auditory Perception.
Visual Perception.
Contents 1. Basic Concepts; 2. Transformation of Sensory Information Into Perceptual Information; 3. Characteristics of Auditory and Visual Scenes; 4. The Transition Between Noise (Disorder) and Structure (Order); 5. Perception of Motion; 6. Gain Control and External and Internal Noise; 7. The Perception of Quality: Visual Color; 8. The Perception of Quality: Auditory Timbre; 9. Auditory and Visual Segmentation; 10. Summing Up; References; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z.
Summary This text provides a comparison of hearing and seeing, or 'listening to' and 'looking at', which provides the means to isolate what is common to perception and what is specific to each sensory system. It also includes a detailed account of many aspects of our perceptual systems, at both a functional and a physiological level.
Other Author Oxford University Press.
Other Title Perceptual coherence