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Understanding the secrets of human perception, the Teaching Company

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Understanding the secrets of human perception, the Teaching Company
Language
eng
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videorecording
Main title
Understanding the secrets of human perception
Medium
videorecording
Oclc number
762192764
Responsibility statement
the Teaching Company
Runtime
720
Series statement
The great courses. Science & mathematics. Biology
Summary
Discover the secret life of your senses with Professor Peter M. Vishton. With him as your authoritative guide, you'll consider each of your senses from a wide range of perspectives, explore how your brain processes different sensory information, consider how your senses work together and within the real-world context of the environment around you, and discover how your senses connect you to the world and to other people
Table Of Contents
disc 1. Your amazing, intelligent senses -- The physiological hardware of your senses -- Neuroimaging: the sensory brain at work -- Brain modules: subcomponents of the senses -- Perceiving a world in motion -- Seeing distance and depthdisc 2. Seeing color and light -- Your world of taste and olfaction -- Hearing the world around you -- Speech and language perception -- Touch: temperature, vibration, and pressure -- Pain: how it works for youdisc 3. Perception in action -- Attention and perception -- Kinesthetic perception -- Seeing, remembering, inferring infants -- How infants sense and act on their world -- Illusions and magicdisc 4. Perceiving emotion -- Sensing the thoughts of others: ESP -- Opponent process for perception and life -- Synthesia: tasting color and seeing sound -- How your sensory systems learn -- Fixing, replacing, and enhancing the senses
Technique
live action
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Secrets of human perceptionHuman perception
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