Ch6(part1)Slides

Ch6(part1)Slides - Sensation & Perception...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–9. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: Sensation & Perception Chapter 6 (Part 1) Chapter 6 (Part 1) Outline Key Terms Thresholds Transduction Senses 5 basic senses 2 other senses Key Terms Sensation The process of detecting & encoding information about the environment received through our senses Perception The process of organizing & interpreting sensory information Key Terms Bottom-up Processing Starts with our sensory receptors. Detecting & encoding lines, angles, shapes, and colors Associated with sensation. Top-down Processing Starts with our experiences and expectations. Organization & interpretation of the information Associated with perception. 2 Types of Processing 2 Types of Processing Processing Processing ________ ________ ________ ________ Bottom= detecting & encoding Top=organizing & interpreting Thresholds We have varying sensitivities to stimuli Absolute threshold minimum stimulation necessary to detect a stimulus half of the time Can we sense stimuli below absolute threshold? Thresholds Subliminal Stimulation Stimulation below the absolute threshold in movies in music...
View Full Document

Page1 / 30

Ch6(part1)Slides - Sensation & Perception...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 9. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online