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class notes 1-23-07 - and it insists… The Phi Phenomenon...

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Chapter 4 Sensation- simulation of sense organs Perception- selection organization and interpretation of sensory input Doctor P- The man who mistook his wife for his hat (Oliver Sacks) Perceiving Forms, Patters, and Objects Feature detection theory- bottom-up processing Form Perception- top-down processing Gestalt Psychologists: the whole is more than the sum of its parts. Figure-ground Proximity Similarity Continuity Closure Simplicity The theory: Perception The whole is more than the sum of its parts To begin with elements is to begin at the wrong end, for elements are products of reflection and abstraction remotely derived from the immediate experience they are invoked to explain. Gestalt psychology attempts to get back to naïve perception to immediate experience
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Unformatted text preview: and it insists…. The Phi Phenomenon- goes beyond the sensory input and shows continuous movement. Depth and Distance Perception Binocular Cues- clues from both eyes together Retinal Disparity-Convergence Monocular Cues- clues from a single eye Accommodation Pictorial depth cues Pictorial Dept Cues Linear Perspective Relative size Shadows Interposition Texture Gradients Etc. Stability in the Perceptual World-Perceptual Constancies Stable Perceptions in Spite of Changing Inputs Size Shape Brightness Hue (color) Extra Credit- go to apa.org, click on students, click on considering a career as a psychologist, click on what psychologists do and where they do it., write a brief essay on the sections....
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