PSYCH 100 Turnbull Article Notes

PSYCH 100 Turnbull Article Notes - Psychology 100...

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Psychology 100 Perception and Consciousness What You See and What You’ve Learned by C.M. Turnbull This article has been sited to demonstrate some important psychological concepts relating to your ability to perceive the world around you Theoretical Propositions Important fields of psychology are those of sensation and perception Sensation refers to the information you are constantly receiving from your environment through your senses The sensory world appears to you in an organized way due to your abilities of perception Your brain’s perceptual processes are involved in three different activities- selecting the sensations to pay attention to, organizing them into respectable shapes and patterns, and organizing this to explain and make judgments about the world The perceptual strategy used the most is called figure-round- see vase/two profile picture Perceptual consistencies refer t out ability to know that the characteristic of objects stay
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