A tour of the senses : how your brain interprets the world / John M. Henshaw.

Author
Henshaw, John M. [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2012.
Description
272 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

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Subject(s)
Summary note
"This entertaining introduction to sensory science is a clever mix of research findings and real-world stories that helps us understand the complex processes that turn sensory stimuli into sophisticated brain responses."--Jacket.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (p. 255-263) and index.
Contents
Electromagnetic stimuli -- Chemical stimuli -- Mechanical stimuli -- The science of sensation -- Vision -- The chemical senses -- The mechanical senses -- Remembering the present -- Perception and culture -- Perception and education.
ISBN
  • 9781421404363
  • 1421404362
LCCN
2011021306
RCP
N - S