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Unformatted text preview: the second drawing overrides this (high frequency lines indicate a figure [more detail], while lower frequency lines indicate the ground) b. Top-down Perception i. An ambiguous stimuli is interpreted through the lens of immediately prior perceptions 1. ii. On some level, the mind reads all possibilities in an ambiguous figure and then only consciously perceives the most likely solution 1. a. Could be bc cool, bc eool, or be eool, but none of those make sense) iii. The mind will quickly read any available words, subsequently biasing perception 1. a. In this case, people recognized the letter D at the end faster if it was included in a word than if it is just the letter D and slower if it is included in a nonsense word (e.g., owrd)...
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- Fall '08