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The Resource Spatial orientation : the spatial control of behavior in animals and man, by Hermann Schöne ; translated by Camilla Strausfeld

Spatial orientation : the spatial control of behavior in animals and man, by Hermann Schöne ; translated by Camilla Strausfeld

Label
Spatial orientation : the spatial control of behavior in animals and man
Title
Spatial orientation
Title remainder
the spatial control of behavior in animals and man
Statement of responsibility
by Hermann Schöne ; translated by Camilla Strausfeld
Creator
Contributor
Author
Translator
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • ger
  • eng
Member of
Cataloging source
E7B
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Schöne, Hermann
Dewey number
152.1/882
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QP443
LC item number
.S3613 1984eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Strausfeld, Camilla
Series statement
  • Princeton legacy library
  • Princeton series in neurobiology and behavior
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  • Spatial behavior
  • Human behavior
  • Animal behavior
  • PSYCHOLOGY
  • PSYCHOLOGY
  • Animal behavior
  • Human behavior
  • Spatial behavior
Label
Spatial orientation : the spatial control of behavior in animals and man, by Hermann Schöne ; translated by Camilla Strausfeld
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Translation of: Orientierung im Raum
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 300-339) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover -- Contents -- Preface -- Key to Symbols -- Introduction -- 1. Orientation: Its Meaning and Scope -- 1.1 Definitions -- 1.2 Orientation, Behavior, and Ecology -- 1.3 The Spatial Structure of Orientation Movements -- 1.3.1 Rotation and Translation -- 1.3.2 The Degrees of Freedom of Movement -- 1.3.3 Graphic Representation -- 1.3.4 Geometry of Orientation -- 1.4 The Function of Orientation -- 1.4.1 Positional Orientation -- 1.4.2 Goal Orientation -- 1.4.3 Stabilizing Systems -- 2. Physiology of Orientation -- 2.1 What Determines the Orientation? -- 2.1.1 Releasing and Directing Stimuli
  • 2.1.2 The Role of External and Internal Factors in Determining the Reference Value -- 2.2 Components of an Orientation -- 2.2.1 What Is Being Oriented? -- 2.2.2 Orientation with and without External Directing Stimuli -- 2.3 Information About the Spatial Reference -- 2.3.1 What and Where Is the Spatial Reference? Identification and Localization -- 2.3.2 Stimuli and Receptors -- 2.3.2.1 Stimulating Agents and Stimulation -- 2.3.2.2 Reference Stimuli -- 2.3.2.3 Sensors, Sense Organs, and Sensory Apparatus -- 2.3.3 Direction Determination -- 2.3.3.1 Measurement of Incident Direction (Class I)
  • 2.3.3.2 Determination of Gradient Direction (Class II) -- 2.3.4 Distance Determination -- 2.4 Orientation as a System of Interacting Components -- 2.4.1 Reaction and Action -- 2.4.2 Interaction Between Efference and Afference -- 2.4.3 Cybernetic Description -- 2.4.3.1 Feedback Control Systems -- 2.4.3.2 Open-loop System -- 2.4.4 Sensory Input onto a Movable Carrier -- 2.5 Tropisms, Taxes, and Kineses -- 2.5.1 Kühn's System of Taxes -- 2.5.2 The System of Fraenkel and Gunn -- 2.5.3 Summary, Additions, and Discussion -- 2.5.4 Kinesis (Indirect Orientation in a Gradient) -- 2.5.4.1 The Kineses
  • 2.5.4.2 The Kinesis Paradox -- 2.6 Response as a Function of Stimulus Direction and Intensity -- 2.6.1 Turning Tendency -- 2.6.2 Orientation to Several Unimodal Stimuli -- 2.6.2.1 Vector Representation and Vectorial Processing of Stimuli -- 2.6.2.2 Vector Addition and the Weighted Arithmetic Mean -- 2.6.3 Alteration of the Stimulus-Response Relationship (Resetting the Reference Value) -- 2.7 Multimodal Orientation Systems -- 2.7.1 Orientation to Stimuli of Diverse Sensory Modalities -- 2.7.2 Transposition -- 2.7.3 Weighting of Reference Cues -- 2.7.4 Bimodal Orientation of Turning Movements
  • 2.7.5 Perception of How Objects Are Oriented in Space -- 2.8 Distant Orientation -- 2.8.1 Compass Course Orientation -- 2.8.1.1 Course-constant and Space-constant Body Alignment -- 2.8.1.2 Sun, Star, and Magnetic Compasses -- 2.8.2 Navigation -- 2.8.3 Landmark Orientation (""Piloting"") -- 2.8.4 Reaching the Goal -- 2.9 Human Perceptual and Motor Orientation of Position and Movement -- 2.9.1 Orientation to the Vertical -- 2.9.1.1 Orientation to Gravity -- 2.9.1.2 The Gravity and the Visual Standard -- 2.9.2 Apparent Self-motion Induced by Optokinesis
Control code
889251821
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (367 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400856848
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt7391bg
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)889251821
Label
Spatial orientation : the spatial control of behavior in animals and man, by Hermann Schöne ; translated by Camilla Strausfeld
Publication
Copyright
Note
Translation of: Orientierung im Raum
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 300-339) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover -- Contents -- Preface -- Key to Symbols -- Introduction -- 1. Orientation: Its Meaning and Scope -- 1.1 Definitions -- 1.2 Orientation, Behavior, and Ecology -- 1.3 The Spatial Structure of Orientation Movements -- 1.3.1 Rotation and Translation -- 1.3.2 The Degrees of Freedom of Movement -- 1.3.3 Graphic Representation -- 1.3.4 Geometry of Orientation -- 1.4 The Function of Orientation -- 1.4.1 Positional Orientation -- 1.4.2 Goal Orientation -- 1.4.3 Stabilizing Systems -- 2. Physiology of Orientation -- 2.1 What Determines the Orientation? -- 2.1.1 Releasing and Directing Stimuli
  • 2.1.2 The Role of External and Internal Factors in Determining the Reference Value -- 2.2 Components of an Orientation -- 2.2.1 What Is Being Oriented? -- 2.2.2 Orientation with and without External Directing Stimuli -- 2.3 Information About the Spatial Reference -- 2.3.1 What and Where Is the Spatial Reference? Identification and Localization -- 2.3.2 Stimuli and Receptors -- 2.3.2.1 Stimulating Agents and Stimulation -- 2.3.2.2 Reference Stimuli -- 2.3.2.3 Sensors, Sense Organs, and Sensory Apparatus -- 2.3.3 Direction Determination -- 2.3.3.1 Measurement of Incident Direction (Class I)
  • 2.3.3.2 Determination of Gradient Direction (Class II) -- 2.3.4 Distance Determination -- 2.4 Orientation as a System of Interacting Components -- 2.4.1 Reaction and Action -- 2.4.2 Interaction Between Efference and Afference -- 2.4.3 Cybernetic Description -- 2.4.3.1 Feedback Control Systems -- 2.4.3.2 Open-loop System -- 2.4.4 Sensory Input onto a Movable Carrier -- 2.5 Tropisms, Taxes, and Kineses -- 2.5.1 Kühn's System of Taxes -- 2.5.2 The System of Fraenkel and Gunn -- 2.5.3 Summary, Additions, and Discussion -- 2.5.4 Kinesis (Indirect Orientation in a Gradient) -- 2.5.4.1 The Kineses
  • 2.5.4.2 The Kinesis Paradox -- 2.6 Response as a Function of Stimulus Direction and Intensity -- 2.6.1 Turning Tendency -- 2.6.2 Orientation to Several Unimodal Stimuli -- 2.6.2.1 Vector Representation and Vectorial Processing of Stimuli -- 2.6.2.2 Vector Addition and the Weighted Arithmetic Mean -- 2.6.3 Alteration of the Stimulus-Response Relationship (Resetting the Reference Value) -- 2.7 Multimodal Orientation Systems -- 2.7.1 Orientation to Stimuli of Diverse Sensory Modalities -- 2.7.2 Transposition -- 2.7.3 Weighting of Reference Cues -- 2.7.4 Bimodal Orientation of Turning Movements
  • 2.7.5 Perception of How Objects Are Oriented in Space -- 2.8 Distant Orientation -- 2.8.1 Compass Course Orientation -- 2.8.1.1 Course-constant and Space-constant Body Alignment -- 2.8.1.2 Sun, Star, and Magnetic Compasses -- 2.8.2 Navigation -- 2.8.3 Landmark Orientation (""Piloting"") -- 2.8.4 Reaching the Goal -- 2.9 Human Perceptual and Motor Orientation of Position and Movement -- 2.9.1 Orientation to the Vertical -- 2.9.1.1 Orientation to Gravity -- 2.9.1.2 The Gravity and the Visual Standard -- 2.9.2 Apparent Self-motion Induced by Optokinesis
Control code
889251821
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (367 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400856848
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt7391bg
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)889251821

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