Cognitive Processes in the Perception of Art

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W.R. Crozier, A.J. Chapman
Elsevier, Jun 1, 1984 - Psychology - 444 pages
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This book reviews progress and describes original research in the cognitive psychology of the arts. The invited contributors are leading authorities, and the topics which they cover include psychological approaches to symbols and meaning in art, issues in experimental aesthetics, the development in children of artistic production and appreciation, and the perception of musical and pictorial material.

 

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Contents

SYMBOLS AND MEANINGS IN THE ARTS
25
THE ARTS AND DEVELOPMENT
95
PERCEPTION OF THE VISUAL ARTS
165
PERCEPTION OF MUSIC
223
ISSUES IN EXPERIMENTAL AESTHETICS
365
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W. Ray Crozier is Honorary Professor in the School of Social Sciences at Cardiff University.

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