Perception

    Mirror-Touch Synaesthesia

    Hardback £37.65

    People with mirror-touch synaesthesia feel a physical sense of touch on their own bodies when they witness touch to other people and often to objects. This book brings together essays and conversations by prominent neuroscientists, anthropologists, artists, art theorists, curators, film theorists, and philosophers, to explore this phenomenon.

    Ontology Without Borders

    By Jody Azzouni

    Hardback £44.69

    Our experience of objects is very rich. We perceive objects as possessing individuation conditions. This, however, is a projection of our senses and thinking. Azzouni shows the resulting austere metaphysics tames many ancient philosophical problems about constitution "Ship of Theseus" "Sorities", as well as contemporary puzzles about reductionism.

    Primitive Colors

    By Joshua Gert

    Hardback Save £2.94 = £42.06

    Joshua Gert presents an original account of color properties, and of our perception of them. He employs a general philosophical strategy - neo-pragmatism - which challenges an assumption made by virtually all other theories of color: he argues that colors are primitive properties of objects, irreducible to physical or dispositional...

    Risk

    By Steve Casner

    Hardback £13.85

    Why is the accident rate no longer declining? Discover a new way of thinking about survival in a world filled with hazards and distractions.

    How Emotions Are Made

    By Lisa Feldman Barrett

    Hardback Save £5.14 = £13.85

    'A brilliant and original book on the science of emotion, by the deepest thinker about this topic since Darwin' Daniel Gilbert, author of the bestseller Stumbling on Happiness When you feel anxious, angry, happy, or surprised, what's really going on inside you? Most scientists would agree that emotions come from...

    Foundations of Sensation and Perception

    By George Mather

    Paperback £44.75

    Do you wonder how movies - sequences of static frames - appear to move, or why 3-D films look different from traditional movies? Why does ventriloquism work, and why can airliner flights make you feel disoriented? The answers to these and other questions about the human senses can be found...

    Attraction Explained: The science of how we form relationships

    By Viren Swami

    Paperback Save £0.11 = £16.88

    How much does appearance matter in the formation of romantic relationships? Do nice guys always finish last? Does playing hard-to-get ever work? What really makes for a good chat-up line? When it comes to relationships, there's no shortage of advice from self-help `experts', pick-up artists, and glossy magazines. But modern-day...

    The World of Perception

    By Maurice Merleau-Ponty

    Paperback £32.17

    First published in French as Causeries 1948, Editions du Seuil, c2002.--Title page verso.

    Cambridge Handbooks in Psychology

    Hardback £252.92

    Focusing on everything from basic research practices to cutting-edge technology, this book is essential for student learning and professional research.

    Sensation and Perception

    By John Harris

    Paperback £39.63

    In 16 chapters, this book covers the perceptual processes related to vision and hearing, taste and smell, touch and pain as well as the vestibular and proprioceptive systems.

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