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LEARNING AND COGNITION - Figure-ground – Dividing visual...

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Cory Johnson M 6:00 – 9:00 Perceptual Processes o The difference between sensation and perception. Perception is an active process in which people organize and interpret the information received by the senses. Sensation is the stimulation of sense organs. o The definition of perceptual constancy. Perceptual constancy is a tendency to experience a stable perception in the face of continually changing sensory input. o The difference between monocular and binocular depth cues. Binocular depth cues are clues about distance based on the differing views of the two eyes. Monocular depth cues are clues about distance based on the image in either eye alone. o The following Gestalt principles of visual perception:
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Unformatted text preview: Figure-ground – Dividing visual displays into figure and ground is a fundamental way in which people organize visual perceptions. The figure is the thing being looked at and the ground is the background against which it stands. Proximity – Things that are near one another seem to belong together. Similarity – People tend to group stimuli that are similar. Good continuation – The principle of continuity reflects people’s tendency to follow in whatever direction they’ve been led. Closure – People often group elements to create a sense of closure, or completeness....
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