S&P-intro2009

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Sensory Modalities 1. Vision – Electromagnetic energy (photons that travel in waves) 2. Audition (hearing) – pressure waves 3. Taste 4. Smell 5. Skin Senses (somesthetic) - Touch (tickle), pressure, temperature, pain 6. Kinesthesia – receptors in muscles and joints 7. Vestibular – head and body orientation * Proprioception (6 & 7): body position, movement, and balance. Chemical senses
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Reception, Transduction, Coding Stimulus Receptors Brain (Transduction) Physical event a) Assembled in organs b) Diffuse c) Selective d) Sensitive to particular range a) Coding b) Decoding “Perception” Transduction – Conversion of physical or chemical stimulus into electrochemical messages for transmission as nerve impulses to the brain.
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Top-down and Bottom-up Processing Meaning (thought, idea) Sentences (phrases) Morphemes (words, prefixes, suffixes) Phonemes (basic sounds) Production Comprehension Top-down processing Bottom-up processing
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Exploring the Senses 1. What stimuli cross our threshold for
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This note was uploaded on 11/24/2009 for the course PSYCH 10 taught by Professor Zaidel during the Spring '08 term at UCLA.

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