Psychology 365 Lecture 25 (March 23)

Psychology 365 Lecture 25 (March 23) - Outline Visual...

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Outline Visual Knowledge (Chapter 11) Visual Imagery Image Scanning Mental Rotation Imagery and Perception Imagery and Memory Reading for Today: Chapter 11 No Lecture Friday March 27
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How is visual information represented in the mind? Research on visual imagery has shown that mental images have certain characteristics…. Image Scanning Kosslyn (1983): Step 1: Ps memorize map Step 2: Ps visualize dot moving from one place to another on mental image of map Visual Imagery
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Image Scanning Kosslyn (1983): Is mental “travel time” analogous to real distance? Results: RT longer when places further apart on map Mental images preserve distance relationships Visual Imagery
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Big Question: What is the nature of internal representations of objects? Are they analogues of the objects in the real world? Key Assumption: • If internal representations are analogues, they might show the same perceptual/spatial characteristics as objects in the real world Shepard & Metzler (1971)
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This note was uploaded on 09/10/2009 for the course PSYCH 365 taught by Professor Penny during the Fall '09 term at University of Calgary.

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Psychology 365 Lecture 25 (March 23) - Outline Visual...

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