Visual information processing / edited by Sal Soraci, Jr. and Kimiyo Murata-Soraci

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Subjects: Visual perception
Psychology, Comparative
Cognition in animals
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2003
LC Classification: B, BF
Physical Description: viii, 319 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Table of Contents: Preface
Pt. I. Human Visual Processing 1
1. Visual Factors in Cognitive Dysfunction and Enhancement in Alzheimer's Disease / Alice Cronin-Golomb, Grover C. Gilmore 3
2. Exploring Visual Perception Abilities in Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities: Assessment and Implications / Stephen Oross III, Charles B. Woods 35
3. Enhancing Performances of Individuals with Mental Retardation: Manipulations of Visual Structure / Michael T. Carlin, Sal Soraci, Jr., Christina Strawbridge 81
4. Stimulus Overselectivity and Observing Behavior in Individuals with Mental Retardation / William V. Dube, Kristin M. Lombard, Kevin M. Farren, Debra S. Flusser, Lyn M. Balsamo, Thomas R. Fowler, Gerson Y. Tomanari 109
5. Arousal Modulation of Neonatal Visual Attention: Implications for Development / Judith M. Gardner, Bernard Z. Karmel, Michael J. Flory 125
6. Visual Processing Strengths in Down Syndrome: A Case for Reading Instruction? / Robert M. Hodapp, Tran M. Ly 155
7. Visual Variability Discrimination / Michael E. Young, Edward A. Wasserman 171
Pt. II. Animal Visual Processing 199
8. The Multiplicity of Visual Search Strategies in Pigeons / Jeffrey S. Katz, Robert G. Cook 201
9. The Search for Relational Learning Capacity in Cebus Apella: A Programmed "Educational" Approach / Romariz da Silva Barros, Olavo de Faria Galvao, William J. McIlvane 223
Pt. III. Visualism: Philosophical Approaches 247
10. Visualism in Science / Don Ihde 249
11. Technology, Transcendence, and Modernity: Marcel and Jaspers / Gregory J. Walters 261
12. Alterity in Memory / Kimiyo Murata-Soraci 287
Index 307
About the Contributors 315
Additional Authors: Soraci, Sal
Murata-Soraci, Kimiyo
Notes: LCCN: 2002029331
ISBN: 1567506852 (alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references and index
OCLC Number: 50253211
ISBN/ISSN: 1567506852