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Understanding events [electronic resource] : from perception to action / edited by Thomas F. Shipley and Jeffrey M. Zacks.

Publication:
New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2008.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (733 p.)
Series:
Oxford series in visual cognition.
Oxford series in visual cognition
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Subjects:
Perception.
Attention.
Memory.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
This book is the first to bring together computational neurological, and psychological research on how humans detect classify, remember, and act on events. It provides a comprehensive collection of research in these diverse fields.
Contents:
Foundations
An invitation to an event / Thomas F. Shipley
Event concepts / Roberto Casati & Achille C. Varzi
Events are what we make of them / Robert Schwartz
Developing an understanding of events
Perceptual development in infancy as the foundation of event perception / Scott P. Johnson ... [et al.]
Pragmatics of human action / Dare Baldwin, Jeffery Loucks, & Mark Sabbagh
Event memory in infancy and early childhood / Patricia J. Bauer
Current events: how infants parse the world and events for language / Shannon M. Pruden, Kathy Hirsh-Pasek, & Roberta M. Golinkoff
Speaking of events: event word learning and event representation / Mandy J. Maguire and Guy O. Dove
Perceiving and segmenting events
Perceiving action events
Representations of voluntary arm movements in the motor cortex and their transformations / Apostolos P. Georgopoulos & Elissaios Karageorgiou
Events and actions as dynamically molded spatialtemporal objects : a critique of the motor theory of biological motion perception / Geoffrey P. Bingham & Emily A. Wickelgren
Movement style, movement features, and the recognition of affect from human movement / Frank E. Pollick & Helena Paterson
Retrieving information from human movement patterns / Nikolaus F. Troje
Neurophysiology of action recognition / Emily D. Grossman
Animacy and intention in the brain: neuroscience of social event perception / Andrea S. Heberlein
Segmenting events
The role of segmentation in perception and understanding of events / Stephan Schwan & Bärbel Garsoffky
Geometric information for event segmentation / Thomas F. Shipley & Mandy J. Maguire
The structure of experience / Barbara Tversky, Jeffrey M. Zacks, & Bridgette Martin Hard
Representing and remembering events
Representing events
Computational vision approaches for event modeling / Rama Chellappa ... [et al.]
Shining spotlights, zooming lenses, grabbing hands, and pecking chickens: the ebb and flow of attention during events / Daniel T. Levin & Megan M. Saylor
Dynamics and the perception of causal events / Phillip Wolff
Remembering events
The boundaries of episodic memories / Helen L. Williams, Martin A. Conway, & Alan D. Baddeley
The human prefrontal cortex stores structured event complexes / Frank Krueger & Jordan Grafman
Neurocognitive mechanisms of human comprehension / Tatiana Sitnikova, Phillip J. Holcomb, & Gina R. Kuperberg.
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Description based on print version record.
Contributor:
Shipley, Thomas F.
Zacks, Jeffrey M.
ISBN:
1-4356-5287-8
1-281-85152-3
0-19-804070-9
9786611851521
OCLC:
922953928