The Resource Reports of the Cambridge Anthropological Expedition to Torres Straits, Volume II, Physiology and psychology

Reports of the Cambridge Anthropological Expedition to Torres Straits, Volume II, Physiology and psychology

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Reports of the Cambridge Anthropological Expedition to Torres Straits, Volume II, Physiology and psychology
Title
Reports of the Cambridge Anthropological Expedition to Torres Straits
Title number
Volume II
Title part
Physiology and psychology
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Summary
Physical characters and diseases of the eyes; Visual acuity; methods of testing and summary of previous uses; Colour Vision; tests and names of colours in different dialects; Absence of colour blindness; Visual spatial perception; binocular vision, separation of lines, optical illusions; binocular vision, separation of lines, optical illusions; Hearing; pathology, auditory acuity tests, upper limit, tone-difference; Smell; acuity and differentiation of odours, memory of smells, vocabulary; Taste; preferences, vocabulary; Skin; sensitivity, localisation of sensation, sensibility to pain; Muscles; discrimination re weights and sizes; Blood-pressure; Reactions; Note; Tests were confined almost entirely to Murray Islanders
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Reports of the Cambridge Anthropological Expedition to Torres Straits, Volume II, Physiology and psychology
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Publication
Note
  • Digitisation status: digitised
  • Part 1 published 1901 -- Part 2 published 1903
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volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Pt. 1 Introduction and vision : Introduction / W.H.R. Rivers -- Vision / W.H.R. Rivers -- Physical characters and diseases of the eyes -- Visual acuity -- Colour vision -- Visual spatial perception -- Appendix / C.G. Seligmann -- Pt. 2 Hearing / Charles S. Myers -- Pathological condition of the ears -- Auditory acuity -- Upper limit of hearing -- Smallest perceptible tone-difference -- Smell / Charles S. Myers -- Olfactory acuity and discrimination of odour-strengths -- Memory and discrimination of odours -- Taste / Charles S. Myers -- Cutaneous sensations / W. McDougall -- Delicacy of tactile discrimination -- Localization of point of skin touched -- Temperature spots -- Sensitivity to pain -- Muscular sense / W. McDougall -- Discrimination of small differences of weight -- Degree of the 'size-weight illusion' -- Variations of blood-pressure / W. McDougall -- Reaction times / Charles S. Myers
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M0049472
Extent
2 Volumes (132 pages, illustrations, maps; pages 19-223)
Governing access note
Not for Inter-Library Loan
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
0070825
Label
Reports of the Cambridge Anthropological Expedition to Torres Straits, Volume II, Physiology and psychology
Publication
Note
  • Digitisation status: digitised
  • Part 1 published 1901 -- Part 2 published 1903
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Pt. 1 Introduction and vision : Introduction / W.H.R. Rivers -- Vision / W.H.R. Rivers -- Physical characters and diseases of the eyes -- Visual acuity -- Colour vision -- Visual spatial perception -- Appendix / C.G. Seligmann -- Pt. 2 Hearing / Charles S. Myers -- Pathological condition of the ears -- Auditory acuity -- Upper limit of hearing -- Smallest perceptible tone-difference -- Smell / Charles S. Myers -- Olfactory acuity and discrimination of odour-strengths -- Memory and discrimination of odours -- Taste / Charles S. Myers -- Cutaneous sensations / W. McDougall -- Delicacy of tactile discrimination -- Localization of point of skin touched -- Temperature spots -- Sensitivity to pain -- Muscular sense / W. McDougall -- Discrimination of small differences of weight -- Degree of the 'size-weight illusion' -- Variations of blood-pressure / W. McDougall -- Reaction times / Charles S. Myers
Control code
M0049472
Extent
2 Volumes (132 pages, illustrations, maps; pages 19-223)
Governing access note
Not for Inter-Library Loan
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
0070825

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