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Author Henshaw, John M.
Title A tour of the senses : how your brain interprets the world / John M. Henshaw.
Published Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2012.
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 Floor2  BF233 .H46 2012    IN LIBRARY
Description 272 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 255-263) and index.
Contents Electromagnetic stimuli -- Chemical stimuli -- Mechanical stimuli -- The science of sensation -- Vision -- The chemical senses -- The mechanical senses -- Remembering the present -- Perception and culture -- Perception and education.
Summary "This entertaining introduction to sensory science is a clever mix of research findings and real-world stories that helps us understand the complex processes that turn sensory stimuli into sophisticated brain responses."--Jacket.
Subject Senses and sensation.
ISBN 9781421404363 (hardcover : alk. paper)
1421404362 (hardcover : alk. paper)
Standard # 7265710
OCLC number 739913699