David McNicol

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Preface There is hardly a field in psychology in which the effects of signal detection theory have not been felt. The authoritative work on the subject, Green's & Swets' Signal Detection Theory and Psycho-physics (New York: Wiley) appearedjn 1966, and is having a profound influence on method and theory in psychology. All this makes things exciting but(More)
The extent to which auditory, tactile, and visual perceptual representations are similar, particularly when dealing with speech and speech-like stimuli, was investigated. It was found that comparisons between auditory and tactile patterns were easier to perform than were similar comparisons between auditory and visual stimuli. This was true across a variety(More)
Two experiments investigated the effects of feedback on absolute judgements of loudness. In Experiment 1, subjects received aceurate, unreliable, or no feedback. While feedback improved the information transmitted in judgments, it gave lower d' values than no feedback. These results were not compatible with a signal detection model with a noisy sensory(More)
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publishes books, monographs , and occasional papers as part of its program of promoting academic interest in the study ofpublic utilities and regulation. The views and opinions expressed in these works are solely those of the authors, and acceptance for publication does not constitute endorsement by the Institute, its member companies, or Michigan State(More)
6.1 Introduction Critical loads have been widely accepted in Europe as a basis for the development of air pollution control strategies, as evidenced by the Second Sulphur Protocol and the Gothenburg Protocol (see Gregor et al., 2001). The concept owes its origin to the 'target loading' concept proposed by Canadian scientists, in relation to deposition of(More)
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