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Sensation and Perception

Sensation and Perception

Third Edition

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Sensation & Perception

May 2023 | 584 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
Sensation and Perception is a cutting edge and highly readable account of modern sensation and perception from both a cognitive and neurocognitive perspective. Written in an accessible and engaging manner, authors Bennett L. Schwartz and John H. Krantz offer readers the most relevant topics in the field of sensation and perception. Rich in examples and applications to everyday life, the text includes an emphasis on areas of interest to students, namely, music, clinical applications, neuropsychology, and interesting animal perception systems. Updates to the Third Edition include revised chapters throughout, new science, and interactive video links.

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ISLE Activities
About the Authors
Chapter 1: What Is Perception?
Chapter 2: Research Methodology
Chapter 3: Visual System: The Eye
Chapter 4: Visual System: The Brain
Chapter 5: Object Perception
Chapter 6: Color Perception
Chapter 7: Depth and Size Perception
Chapter 8: Movement and Action
Chapter 9: Visual Attention
Chapter 10: The Auditory System
Chapter 11: The Auditory Brain and Sound Localization
Chapter 12: Speech Perception
Chapter 13: Music Perception
Chapter 14: Touch and Pain
Chapter 15: Olfaction and Taste
Author Index
Subject Index


Instructor Resource Site
LMS cartridge included with this title for use in Blackboard, Canvas, Brightspace by Desire2Learn (D2L), and Moodle

The LMS cartridge makes it easy to import this title's instructor resources into your learning management system (LMS). These resources include:
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  • All tables and figures from the textbook

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You can still access all of the same online resources for this title via the password-protected Instructor Resource Site.

Student Resource Site
Student Resources make it easy for students to maximize their study time, anywhere, anytime. This site offers links to the Interactive Sensation Laboratory Exercises (ISLE) for each chapter. 

Update to already adopted text.

Dr Stephen T Paul
Psychology, Robert Morris University
September 13, 2023

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ISBN: 9781071921180