Written by experts in each of the five senses who convey the excitement of the field to students, this introductory, full-colour text provides comprehensive descriptions of vision, hearing, touch, smell and taste. The second edition has been revised to include the most up-to-date research and theories, and new coverage of key topics.
Combative sports, like boxing and the martial arts, have been a mainstay of competitive athletics throughout the history of mankind. Research on these sports has spanned many domains including psychology, sociology, physiology, sports medicine and biomechanics. This book seeks to provide a central outlet for the research on combative sports.
How is it possible to experience color when no color is there? Why do some people experience touch when they see someone else being touched? Can blind people be made to see again by using their other senses? This book explores these questions which is suitable for those with an interest in the intriguing workings of the mind.
* A practical overview of clinical issues related to end-of-life care including grief and bereavement. * Beginning with the physiology of the dying process and its effects on patients and their loved ones, the book addresses the range of psychological interventions that can ease the process for all.
Designed to be a pocket companion, for students and health professionals involved in sport and exercise, this dictionary provides definitions and short accounts of terms used and techniques employed in the study and application of the relevant anatomy, physiology, biomechanics and psychology, and of commonly associated medical problems.
The field of educational psychology is primarily concerned with teaching and learning. Educational psychology has a long historical past and an extensive record of conducting empirical research into the teaching/learning process. This book presents leading research on cognition and learning, individual differences, and motivation.