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Theories of Sensation

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  • Date Published: December 2013
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781107678484

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  • Originally published in 1938, this book presents a discussion regarding the nature of auditory and visual sensation. The text focuses mainly on the nature of the perceptual process. As Rawdon-Smith notes in the preface, 'I wish to be concerned more with the mechanism whereby our sensations arise than with what our sense organs can do.' Illustrative figures and a detailed bibliography are also contained. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in sensory perception and the history of science.

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    • Date Published: December 2013
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781107678484
    • length: 156 pages
    • dimensions: 216 x 140 x 9 mm
    • weight: 0.21kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Acknowledgement
    Introduction
    Part I. Vision:
    1. The formation of a retinal image
    2. The duality of the retinal process
    3. The discrimination of intensity, and visual acuity
    4. Colour vision
    Part II. Audition:
    5. The anatomy of the ear, and the function of the peripheral mechanism
    6. The perception of pitch
    7. Theories of the perception of loudness
    Postscript
    Bibliography
    Index.

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    A. F. Rawdon-Smith

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