Chapter 23. Modularity in Perception, its Relation to Cognition and Knowledge

  1. E. Bruce Goldstein
  1. Ken Nakayama

Published Online: 1 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470753477.ch23

Blackwell Handbook of Sensation and Perception

Blackwell Handbook of Sensation and Perception

How to Cite

Nakayama, K. (2005) Modularity in Perception, its Relation to Cognition and Knowledge, in Blackwell Handbook of Sensation and Perception (ed E. B. Goldstein), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Malden, MA, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470753477.ch23

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631206842

Online ISBN: 9780470753477

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Keywords:

  • cognition;
  • knowledge;
  • illusions;
  • sensory experience;
  • sensations

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Modular Systems

  • Central Systems

  • Conclusions: Fast Dumb Mechanisms in World Rich in Information. Postscript: Broader Lessons From the Study of Perception's Modularity?