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Virtual special issue: All Alan Gilchrist's papers published in Perception are available here Open Access to mark his Perception lecture at ECVP 2014 in Belgrade.

Call for papers: Special issue of Perception, 'Numerosity judgment in the different sensory modalities'. For more details click here. Submission closes 7 January 2015.

Announcement: We are now using APA reference and citation style, so please style new submissions accordingly.

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Perception is a scholarly journal reporting experimental results and theoretical ideas ranging over the fields of human, animal, and machine perception.

Topics covered include physiological mechanisms and clinical neurological disturbances; psychological data on pattern and object perception in animals and man; the role of experience in developing perception; skills, such as driving and flying; effects of culture on perception and aesthetics; errors, illusions, and perceptual phenomena occurring in controlled conditions, with emphasis on their theoretical significance; cognitive experiments and theories relating knowledge to perception; development of categories and generalisations; strategies for interpreting sensory patterns in terms of objects by organisms and machines; special problems associated with perception of pictures and symbols; verbal and nonverbal skills; reading; philosophical implications of experiments and theories of perception for epistemology, aesthetics, and art.

ISSN 0301-0066 (print) 1468-4233 (electronic)

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