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Unformatted text preview: 18-19 on lecture materialconcentrate on the readingsevery supplementary reading and psych sim is on the examThe evidence for empiricism 1.localization of objects in humansa.Living in a Reversed World2.Sensory Deprivation a.Is visual experience necessary for proper visual developmenti.Done with Chimpanzees and kittens1.Chimps were dark bread and then shown objects that moved across their visual fielda.Could they just follow the object or were they jerking along with it and not seeing smoothingb.Animals dark bread took 30 days until pursuit movement2.Ganzfeld a.Took 13 days3.Light reareda.Instantlyii.Conclusion supported empiricism 3.Molyneux revisited a.The blind manmaking him seeb.Today we can do that through cataract surgery c.People cant be totally blindthey can see diffusion d.Cataracts surgeryi.Successful patients have already seen diffused light before surgeryii.Support for Nativism1.World is perceived with correct orientation innately 2.Figure ground perceptiona.Can distinguish figure from groud...
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- Fall '08
- MAAS, J