Contents

Preface VII

List of Illustrations IX

1 Circadian Timing: From Genetics to Behavior 1

Patricia V. Agostino, Ivana L. Bussi and Carlos S. Caldart

2 Prospective and Retrospective Timing Processes: Theories, Methods, and Findings 32

Richard A. Block, Simon Grondin and Dan Zakay

3 Assessing Duration Discrimination: Psychophysical Methods and Psychometric Function Analysis 52

Karin M. Bausenhart, Massimiliano Di Luca and Rolf Ulrich

4 Methodological Issues in the Study of Prospective Timing 79

Giovanna Mioni

5 Duration Bisection: A User’s Guide 98

Trevor B. Penney and Xiaoqin Cheng

6 Temporal Decision-making: Common Procedures and Contemporary Approaches 128

David Freestone and Fuat Balcı

7 Towards a Process Model of Temporal Generalization 149

Florian Klapproth

8 Reaction Time Analysis for Interval Timing Research 165

Patrick Simen

9 Analysing Multi-person Timing in Music and Movement: Event Based Methods 177

Mark T. Elliott, Dominic Ward, Ryan Stables, Dagmar Fraser, Nori Jacoby and Alan M. Wing

10 Measuring Temporal Preparation 216

Mariagrazia Capizzi and Ángel Correa

11 Temporal Order and Synchrony Judgments: A Primer for Students 233

Maria Kostaki and Argiro Vatakis

12 Perceived Temporal Order and Simultaneity: Beyond Psychometric Functions 263

Miguel A. García-Pérez and Rocío Alcalá-Quintana

13 Collecting and Interpreting Judgments about Perceived Simultaneity: A Model-Fitting Tutorial 295

Kielan Yarrow

14 Using the Simon Effect in Simultaneity/Asynchrony Discrimination Tasks: Interest, Methods, and Limits 326

Anne Giersch, Patrick E. Poncelet, Céline Z. Duval and Laurence Lalanne

15 Tracking Time in the Infant Brain 341

Franziska Kopp