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Color Perception: Physiology, Processes and Analysis $129.00
Editors: Darius Skusevich and Petras Matikas
Book Description:
There is no color without light, nor is there color perception without a sensory organ and brain to process visual input. This book discusses the complex impact of color action on the organism. It is shown that the perception of color depends on the action of irritants on other sensor systems and, vice versa, the action of color may exert exciting or inhibiting influence on the perception of sounds or smells. The mechanism of increasing realism of colored images is also discussed, as well as the epistemic role of color. Furthermore, this book examines whether there exist very large individual differences in the perception of color, and if so how these differences manifest themselves. Other chapters in this book discuss the role of visual processing in the regulation of adaptive behaviors, a review of image denoising, and the role of color in psychological functioning (i.e., the unconscious associations people have with color that could act as possible confounds).

Table of Contents:

1. Cortical and the Subcortical Processing of Color: A Dual Processing Model of Visual Inputs (Hitoshi Sasaki, Department of Physiology and Biosignaling, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Yamadaoka, Japan) (pp. 1-50)

2. Color: Ontological Status and Epistemic Role (Anna Storozhuk, Institute of Philosophy and Law, Novosibirsk, Russia) (pp. 51-88)

3. The Biological Significance of Colour Perception (Birgitta Dresp-Langley, Keith Langley, Université de Montpellier, Montpellier, France) (pp. 89-123)

4. Individual Differences in Colour Vision (M.I. Suero, P.J. Pardo, A.L. Pérez, Dept. of Physics, University of Extremadura, Badajoz, Spain) (pp. 125-160)

5. Color-Sensitive Neurons in the Visual Cortex: An Interactive View of the Visual System (Maria C. Romero, Ana F. Vicente, Maria A. Bermudez, Francisco Gonzalez, Department of Physiology, School of Medicine, University of Santiago de Compostela, Santiago de Compostela, Spain, and others)(pp. 161-183)

6. Is Color Composition Phenomenal? (Vivian Mizrahi, Department of Psychology, University of Fribourg, Switzerland) (pp. 185-202)

7. Color Image Restoration and the Application to Color Photo Denoising
(Lei He, Department of Information Technology, Armstrong Atlantic State University, Savannah, GA) (pp. 230-224)

8. Color in Psychological Research: Toward a Systematic Method of Measurement(Roger Feltman, Andrew Elliot, University of Rochester, NY) (pp. 225-237)

9. Color in Aquaculture: An Importance of Carotenoids Pigments in Aquaculture of Salmon and Echinoderms (Pavel A. Zadorozhny, Marianna V. Kalinina, Eugene V. Yakush, Eugene E. Borisovets, Pacific Fisheries Research Centre (TINRO), Vladivostok, Russia) (pp. 239-252)

10. Black Enough?: Needed Examination of Skin Color among Corporate America (Matthew S. Harrison, Wendy Reynolds-Dobbs, The University of Georgia) (pp. 253-259)

Short Communication 1. Color in Floating Conditions: “µgOrienting” Project
(Irene Lia Schlacht, Matthias Rötting, Melchiorre Masali, Dept. of Psychology and Ergonomics, Technische Universität Berlin, Berlin, Germany and others) (pp. 261-264)

Short Communication 2. WIUD Experiment: Colors and Visual Stimuli for Outer Space Habitability (Irene Lia Schlacht,0 Matthias Rötting, Melchiorre Masali, Dept. of Psychology and Ergonomics, Technische Universität Berlin, Berlin, Germany and others) (pp. 265-268)


      Neuroscience Research Progress
   Binding: ebook
   Pub. Date: 2009
   Pages: 286 pp.
   ISBN: 978-1-61761-866-6
   Status: AV
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