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Title Touch, representation, and blindness / edited by Morton A. Heller
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2000


Description 1 online resource (225 pages) : illustrations
Series Debates in psychology
Debates in psychology.
Contents Introduction : the theoretical context for the dialog / Morton A. Heller -- Rotational invariants and dynamic touch / Claudia Carello and Michael T. Turvey -- Recognizing outline pictures via touch : alignment theory / John M. Kennedy -- Modality and mind : convergent active processing in interrelated networks as a model of development and perception by touch / Susanna Millar -- Mental imagery in blind people : the role of passive and active visuospatial processes / Cesare Cornoldi and Tomas Vecchi -- Conclusions : the San Marino discussion / Morton A. Heller
Summary Psychological studies of touch and blindness have been fraught with controversy. This text brings together investigators from each area to present the evidence for their side of the debate. The concluding chapter draws together their views
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Touch -- Psychological aspects
Mental representation.
Blindness -- Psychological aspects
Touch -- physiology
Blindness -- psychology
Mental Processes -- physiology
Blindness -- Psychological aspects.
Mental representation.
Touch -- Psychological aspects.
Visuelle Wahrnehmung
Mentale representatie.
Percepção (psicologia)
Percepção tátil (aspectos psicológicos)
Cegueira (aspectos psicológicos)
Genre/Form Electronic books
Form Electronic book
Author Heller, Morton A
ISBN 9780191686559