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Perceptual Organization ± Perceptual Illusions ± Form Perception ± Depth Perception ± Motion Perception ± Perceptual Constancy
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Perceptual Illusions To understand how perception is organized, illusions provide good examples. It is as good to study faulty perception as other perceptual phenomena. Line AB is longer than line BC. Tall Arch Vertical dimension of the arch looks longer than the horizontal dimension when both are equal. Rick Friedman/ Black Star
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Illusion of a Worm Figure on the right gives us the illusion of a blue hazy “worm” when it is nothing else but blue lines identical to the picture on the left. © 1981, by permission of Christoph Redies and Lothar Spillmann and Pion Limited, London 3 D Illusion To perceive this figure in two dimensions takes a great deal of effort. Reprinted with kind permission of Elsevier Science-NL. Adapted from Hoffman, D. & Richards, W. Parts of recognition. Cognition, 63, 29-78
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Perceptual Organization When vision competes with other senses vision usually wins–a phenomenon called visual capture . How do we form meaningful perceptions from sensory information? We organize it. Gestalt psychologists showed that a figure formed a “whole” different than its surroundings.
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Perceptual Organization ± Figure and Ground-- organization of the visual field into objects (figures) that stand out from their surroundings (ground)
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