ch4 (1) - Chapter 4 Section 1 Sensation and Perception The Basics PSYCHOLOGY PRINCIPLES IN PRACTICE Question In what ways do sensation and perception

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HOLT, RINEHART AND WINSTON P P SYCHOLOGY SYCHOLOGY 1 Chapter 4 Chapter 4 Question: In what ways do sensation and perception contribute to an understanding of our environment? SENSATION AND PERCEPTION CONTRIBUTE TO AN UNDERSTANDING OF OUR ENVIRONMENT Sensation provides information to the central nervous system about the physical environment Perception is the process through which people interpret sensory stimulation Section 1: Sensation and Perception: The Basics
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HOLT, RINEHART AND WINSTON P P SYCHOLOGY SYCHOLOGY 2 Chapter 4 Chapter 4 Question: How does the eye enable vision? THE EYE AND VISION Light enters the eye and then is projected onto a surface The amount of light that enters the eye is determined by the size of the pupil which adjusts automatically to the amount of light entering the eye Once light enters the eye, it encounters the lens which adjusts to the distance of objects by changing its thickness Section 2: Vision
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