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6 edition of Sensory Exotica found in the catalog.

Sensory Exotica

A World beyond Human Experience

by Howard C. Hughes

  • 328 Want to read
  • 26 Currently reading

Published by The MIT Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Animal physiology,
  • Neurosciences,
  • Science,
  • Psychology,
  • Cognitive Psychology,
  • Life Sciences - Zoology - General,
  • Mental Health,
  • Science / Biology,
  • Life Sciences - Anatomy & Physiology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages359
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9532792M
    ISBN 10026258204X
    ISBN 109780262582049

    Sensory Exotica: A World Beyond Human Experience by Howard Hughes MIT Press, $ hardcover, pp ISBN Reviewed by Harold H. Zakon This book, which grew out of an undergraduate course taught by the author, is not a textbook but a popular science book. It is at the level of a com-panion book for an introductory college-. In Sensory Exotica: A World beyond Human Experience, Hughes delves into some of the amazing ways that animals perceive the world. These nonhuman ways of sensing, which include internal compasses and biochemical communication, are beyond the five senses of sight, sound, smell, touch, and taste that humans largely rely on.

    by Brian L. Keeley. Electroreception is the ability to perceive the world via electricity. This non-human sense has been discovered in many fishes and other animals. 1 Where sighted organisms can perceive variations in photonic energy due to their possessing eyes and hearing organisms can perceive variations in vibratory energy due to their possessing mechanoreceptive organs, . Hughes, H.C. Sensory Exotica: A World Beyond Human Experience, ; paperback edition , The MIT Press. ** Scholarly Division of the Association of American Publishers Best Book in Biological Sciences ** Hughes, H.C., Nelson, M. & Aronchick, D. Spatial characteristics of visual-auditory summation in human saccades.

    'exotica -exotica N O I R': is a 40 page, full colour documentation of the artwork on display at the solo exhibition of artist Jennie Castle, at artSPACE, Berlin: The exhibition is a sensory exhibition of things that the artist found to be ‘curiously unusual or Released on: Ap Howard Hughes in his book Sensory Exotica says what? Humans, like animals have several internal sensory systems in addition to the five primary senses. Ex: Kinesthetic sense.


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Sensory Exotica by Howard C. Hughes Download PDF EPUB FB2

Sensory Exotica may inspire budding scientists to pursue this rich field of inquiry.& quot; -- Science" The wondrous capabilities that Hughes discusses are only beginning to be understood but the challenging questions could attract anyone with a sense of curiosity and skills in biology or information technology "Sensory Exotica Cited by:   Sensory Exotica book.

Read 6 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. An entertaining guide to the exotic sensory abilities of the Earth's /5(6).

Sensory Exotica will lead the way, as we head into the 21st Century, towards unravelling the mysterious and fascinating ways in which numerous animals experience their own worlds.

This exciting book Sensory Exotica book a must-read for those who want to correct common misperceptions on animal perception, and for those who want to know what it is like to be. Sensory Exotica will lead the way, as we head into the 21st Century, towards unravelling the mysterious and fascinating ways in which numerous animals experience their own worlds.

This exciting book is a must-read for those who want to correct common misperceptions on animal perception, and for those who want to know what it is like to be Price: $ Sensory Exotica. A World beyond Human Experience. In this book Howard C.

Hughes tells the story of these "exotic" senses. He tells not only what has been discovered but how it was discovered—including historical misinterpretations of animal perception that we.

This book is about sensory modalities, like a bat's sonar, which humans do not have. Ever since I read Nagel's What is it like to be a Bat as a wee lad, I have wondered that very thing. So you would think I would have loved this book. You might think so, but you woul be wrong/5.

An entertaining guide to the exotic sensory abilities of the Earth's nonhuman n insects and animals such as bees, birds, bats, fish, and dolphins possess senses that lie far beyond the realm of human experience.

Examples include echolocation, internal navigation systems, and systems based on bioelectricity. In this book Howard C. Hughes tells the story of. Sensory Exotica | An entertaining guide to the exotic sensory abilities of the Earth's nonhuman n insects and animals such as bees, birds, bats, fish, and dolphins possess senses that lie far beyond the realm of human experience.

Sensory Exotica will lead the way, as we head into the 21st Century, towards unravelling the mysterious and fascinating ways in which numerous animals experience their own worlds. This exciting book is a must-read for those who want to correct common misperceptions on animal perception, and for those who want to know what it is like to be /5(13).

Sensory Exotica: A World Beyond Human Experience by Howard C. Hughes and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Sensory Exotica: A World Beyond Human Experience readers with any interest in animal biology will want to track this book down--even if they have to.

Sensory Exotica may inspire budding scientists topursue this rich field of inquiry." Science " Sensory Exotica is itself a 'remarkably accurate, generalpurpose' book, of value to specialist and general reader alike.

Theabundance of clear, well-designed charts and diagrams complements Hughes'engaging, often witty text /5(37).

ISBN: X: OCLC Number: Awards: Winner of Winner of the AAP/PSP award in the category of Biological Sciences, granted by the Professional/Scholary Reference Division of the Association of American Publishers.

Description: xi, pages: illustrations ; 23 cm: Contents: 1. Prologue: perceptions. Get this from a library. Sensory Exotica: A World Beyond Human Experience. [Howard C Hughes] -- Annotation Winner, category of Biological Sciences, Professional/Scholarly Publishing Annual Awards Competition presented by the Association of American Publishers, Inc.

Certain insects and. Sensory Exotica: A World Beyond Human Experience Free Download Ebooks. Winner, category of Biological Sciences, Professional/Scholarly Publishing Annual Awards This book was assigned reading for a university-level animal behavior/neurobiology class.

I tore through it in 3 weeks (which sounds like a lot, but in grad. school it is the. This is a major strength of the book: there are far too few books that adopt a historical approach to understanding the mechanisms of behavior generally and sensory systems in particular. Sensory Exotica is refreshing because the author describes not only what has been discovered, but also how.

In so doing, the chapters introducing each of the Author: Nathan J. Emery, Nicky S. Clayton. Sensory Exotica: A World Beyond Human Experience by Howard C. Hughes, MIT Press, $ ( pages) ISBN 0 9 In summary, Howard Hughes’ book provides an intriguing glimpse of animal minds through their sensory experiences and successfully argues that this research provides us with an opportunity to learn.

Erotica Exotica is a brand new volume representing a major investment in research and out-of-print manuscripts." " *** This book is part of an Original Owner Collection, of + Mass Market Paperbacks. Most of the books in this Collection have a UN-READ appearance, many obviously have NOT been read.

Sensory exotica: A world beyond human experience Sensory exotica: A world beyond human experience Dewsbury, Donald A. JHBS—WILEY RIGHT BATCH Top of ID BOOK REVIEWS Base of 1st line of ART Journal of the History of the Behavioral Sciences, Vol.

37(3), – Summer John Wiley & Sons, Inc. Sensory Exotica A World Beyond Human Experience Howard C. Hughes MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, pp. $, £ ISBN T he variety of sensory systems that provide signals beyond human experience stretches our imagination, and the search for explanations of how such systems function challenges our most sophisticated.

Howard C. Hughes is the author of Sensory Exotica ( avg rating, 37 ratings, 6 reviews, published ) and Exotic Sensory Systems ( avg rating, 0 /5.[Box/Pictures on page 9] Insects Beware! “Each day, just around dusk, a truly astonishing event takes place under the rolling hills near San Antonio, Texas [U.S.A.],” says the book Sensory Exotica —A World Beyond Human Experience.“At a distance, you might think you saw an enormous black cloud billowing from the depths of the earth.Sensory Play draws upon current research findings and observations to present an informative and practical guide to maximising children's sensory play opportunities.

This guide enables practitioners to understand the values and benefits of sensory play, incorporating case studies and current research findings to make practical links to the EYFS.