2012

Sensory Perception

Mind and Matter

ISBN: 978-3-211-99750-5 (Print) 978-3-211-99751-2 (Online)

Table of contents (22 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XI

  2. Basic mechanisms in sensory systems

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      Pages 1-4

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      Pages 5-21

      Sensory cells and sensory organs

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      Pages 23-40

      Vertebrate hearing: Origin, evolution and functions

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      Pages 41-56

      Principles of function in the visual system

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      Pages 57-70

      What binds it all together? Synchronized oscillatory activity in normal and pathological cognition

  3. Evolutionary epistemology

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      Pages 71-74

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      Pages 75-88

      Between biology and philosophy: Our knowledge of the real world

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      Pages 89-107

      Sensory perception: Adaptation to lifestyle and habitat

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      Pages 109-133

      Visual learning in social insects: From simple associations to higher-order problem solving

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      Pages 135-152

      Evolution of cognition: A comparative approach

  4. Perception, art, and illusion

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      Pages 153-160

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      Pages 161-174

      Understanding color vision, with comments on mind and matter

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      Pages 175-181

      Pictures as strange objects of perception

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      Pages 183-203

      Towards an understanding of the psychostimulant action of amphetamine and cocaine

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      Pages 205-214

      A biological basis for musical tonality

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      Pages 215-235

      Synaesthesia and synergy in art. Gustav Mahler’s “Symphony No. 2 in C minor” as an example of interactive music visualization

  5. Perception and memory: Conscious and unconscious processes

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      Pages 237-243

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      Pages 245-264

      Perception, conscious and unconscious processes

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      Pages 265-273

      Consciousness, states of consciousness, unconscious psychological processes, and psychological states

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      Pages 275-291

      Explicit and implicit memory

  6. The history of sensory worlds

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      Pages 293-297

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      Pages 299-311

      Colour ordered and disordered

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      Pages 313-332

      The sense of smell in historical perspective

  7. Neurophilosophy and free will

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      Pages 333-338

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      Pages 339-356

      Neurophilosophy

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      Pages 357-368

      Sensory perception, body and mind in Indian Buddhist philosophy

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