Notes 2-11-08

Notes 2-11-08 - Size Distance Relationship Both girls in...

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Size Distance Relationship - Both girls in the room are of similar height. However, we perceive them to be of different heights as they stand in the two corners of the room. - Ames Room Bezold Effect Ebbinghaus Illusion - Which center circle is bigger? Fraser Spiral - Not a real spiral - All circles, but x’s in the background make it look like a spiral Perception of Movement - Visual constancy o Vistual constancy is our tendency to perceive objects as keeping their size, shape, and color even though the image that strikes our retina changes from moment to moment. Feature Detection - Face recognition o There are several interesting processes involved in face recognition To some extent, we use unusual characteristics to recognize faces Most people recognize faces as a synthesized whole configuration - Feature detection o One explanation for how we analyze complex stimuli suggests that we break them down into component parts We have feature detectors - o
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This note was uploaded on 04/01/2008 for the course PSYCH 2 taught by Professor Don'tremember during the Fall '04 term at Berkeley.

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