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Nerves Sensation to represent the world in our head, we must detect physical energy from the environment a process in which our sensory receptors and nervous system receive and represent stimulus energy Sensory and Perceptual Processing Bottom-up Processing o Analysis that begins with the sense receptors and works up to higher levels of processing within the brain o Construct perceptions from sensations coming bottom-up to the brain
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Unformatted text preview: Top-down processing o Information processing guided by higher-level mental processes o As when we construct perceptions drawing on our experience and expectations Psychophysics Study of the relationship between physical characteristics of stimuli and our psychological experience of them What stimuli can we detect? How sensitive are we to changing stimuli?...
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