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Music Perception (Springer Handbook of Auditory Research)
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ean: 9781441961136, isbn: 1441961135,
4.0 out of 5 stars with 56 reviews
The Springer Handbook of Auditory Research presents a series of comprehensive and synthetic reviews of the fundamental topics in modern auditory research. The v- umes are aimed at all individuals with interests in hearing research including advanced graduate students, post-doctoral researchers, and clinical investigators. The volumes are intended to introduce new investigators to important aspects of hearing science and to help established investigators to better understand the fundamental
Into the Magic Shop: A Neurosurgeon’s Quest to Discover the Mysteries of the Brain and the Secrets of the Heart
By Blackstone Audio, Inc.
4.5 out of 5 stars with 83 reviews
Extraordinary things happen when we harness the power of both the brain and the heart.
Growing up in the high desert of California, Jim Doty was poor, living with an alcoholic father and a mother chronically depressed and paralyzed by a stroke. Today he is the director of the Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education at Stanford University, of which the Dalai Lama is a founding benefactor. But back then his life was at a dead end - until at the age of 12, when he wandered into
The Mindful Way Through Anxiety: Break Free from Chronic Worry and Reclaim Your Life
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You can't just ''get over'' anxiety. In fact, the very things most people do to try to feel better - avoiding feared situations, pushing worry out of mind - only make the problem worse. Leading psychologists Susan M. Orsillo and Lizabeth Roemer present a powerful new alternative that can help you break free of anxiety by fundamentally changing how you relate to it. With clarity and compassion, this book describes clinically tested mindfulness practices specifically tailored for anxiety in its
Music, Cognition, and Computerized Sound: An Introduction to Psychoacoustics
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ean: 9780262531900, isbn: 0262531909,
4.9 out of 5 stars with 131 reviews
The first book to provide comprehensive introductory coverage of the multiple topics encompassed under psychoacoustics.How hearing works and how the brain processes sounds entering the ear to provide the listener with useful information are of great interest to psychologists, cognitive scientists, and musicians. However, while a number of books have concentrated on individual aspects of this field, known as psychoacoustics, there has been no comprehensive introductory coverage of the multiple
Seeing Is Believing: Video Self-Modeling for People with Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities (Topics in Autism)
ean: 9781890627881, isbn: 1890627887,
4.8 out of 5 stars with 20 reviews
Video self-modelling (VSM) is a proven and effective method for teaching new or more advanced skills and behaviours to people with autism. The technique uses home-made videos (created by parents, teachers, or therapists) to demonstrate a desired behaviour. The key feature of any self-modelling video is that the person modelling the behaviour in the video is the same person watching the video. VSM allows a person with autism to see himself performing the very skill he is trying to learn. This is
Who We Are and How We Got Here
By Blackstone Audio, Inc.
4.1 out of 5 stars with 65 reviews
A groundbreaking book about how ancient DNA has profoundly changed our understanding of human history
Geneticists like David Reich have made astounding advances in the field of genomics, which is proving to be as important as archaeology, linguistics, and written records as a means to understand our ancestry.
In Who We Are and How We Got Here, Reich allows listeners to discover how the human genome provides not only all the information a human embryo needs to develop but also the hidden
Thinking: The New Science of Decision-Making, Problem-Solving, and Prediction
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Edited by John Brockman, publisher of Edge.org, Thinking presents original ideas by today's leading psychologists, neuroscientists, and philosophers who are radically expanding our understanding of human thought.
Daniel Kahneman on the power (and pitfalls) of human intuition and ''unconscious'' thinking. Daniel Gilbert on desire, prediction, and why getting what we want doesn't always make us happy. Nassim Nicholas Taleb on the limitations of statistics in guiding decision making. Vilayanur
Animal Wise: The Thoughts and Emotions of Our Fellow Creatures
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Noted science writer Virginia Morell explores the frontiers of research on animal cognition and emotion, offering a surprising and moving exploration into the hearts and minds of wild and domesticated animals.
Did you know that ants teach, earthworms make decisions, rats love to be tickled, and chimps grieve? Did you know that some dogs have thousand-word vocabularies and that birds practice songs in their sleep? That crows improvise tools, blue jays plan ahead, and moths remember living as
Hearing (Handbook of Perception and Cognition, Second Edition)
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ean: 9780125056267, isbn: 0125056265,
4.9 out of 5 stars with 106 reviews
Hearing is a comprehensive, authoritative reference work covering both the physiological and perceptual aspects of hearing. Intended for researchers and advanced students in the field of hearing, it reviews major areas of research in addition to new discoveries, including active mechanisms in the cochlea, across-channel processes in auditory masking, and perceptual grouping processes.Covers both physiological and perceptual aspects of hearingAuthoritative reviews by experts in the