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Time and Mind II

Information Processing Perspectives

Herausgeber: Hede Helfrich

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This book focuses on the significance of time in information processing. Distinguished researchers from around the world look at time both as an object of information processing and as a constituent factor in information processing, and then seek to define a unified view of psychological time that bridges the gap between “processing of temporal information” and “temporal processing of information.” In the first part, 6 chapters based generally, but not solely, on the theoretical model of an internal clock describe the latest research and examine critically the current models concerning the abilities and mechanisms of time estimation and temporal coordination in humans and animals. In the second part, research and models concerning temporal factors and properties within processes of perception and memory are covered, including a model focusing on neural binding by synchrony, as well as results of behavioral, neuroimaging, and electrophysiological studies. "...the book provides a good sense of the rangeof topics and some of the important issues associatedwith time research.
"Time is truly everywhere, andHelfrich’s book illustrates the pervasiveness of thistopic throughout a diverse set of subfields within psychologicalscience."
Scott W. Brown, University of Southern Maine in Canadian Journal of Experimental Psychology, 2005

"...very informative, well written and thought-provoking.
"...this book is an important contribution to the literature on time..."
Dan Zakay, Tel-Aviv University, Israel
Published online in Wiley InterScience
Applied Cognitive Psychology, 18: 931-940 (2004)

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