James Tresilian is a behavioural neuroscientist and one of the world's leading experts in the study of human sensory perception and the control of bodily movement. He is a Professor and former Chair of the Department of Psychology at the University of Warwick, UK and Honorary Professor at the University of Queensland, Australia. Author of nearly 100 refereed scientific articles, most in leading scholarly journals, he has held research and teaching appointments in Universities in the UK, USA and Australia and has sat on the Editorial Board of one of world's leading scholarly journals devoted to the understanding of human sensory perception and movement behaviour-the Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception & Performance-for nearly 20 years. He is a Fellow of the British Psychology Society and has unique and wide-ranging expertise in psychology, neuroscience, ergonomics, biomechanics and the sports and human movement sciences. He has been teaching undergraduate and postgraduate students for over two decades, and is the author of a landmark textbook on the neuroscience and psychology of how body movements are controlled and the role of sensory processes in this process. This book-Sensorimotor Control & Learning: An Introduction to the Behavioral Neuroscience of Action-was published in 2012 by Palgrave Macmillan and has been adopted in universities around the world.
Once you have read How You Feel, I promise you cannot help but become mindfully aware of the inner intricate machinery that is our body and the spooky relationship it has with our mind. From the everyday sensations of aches and pains we all know to rare exotic syndromes that distort reality, this book is a fascinating and superb read - Professor Bruce Hood, bestselling author of 'The Self Illusion'