L2Perception.6slides - Lecture Outline Perception The means...

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Page 1 Lecture Outline Perception The means by which information acquired from the environment via the sense organs is transformed into experiences of objects, events, sounds, tastes, etc. Stages in Perception Distal Stimulus Proximal Stimulus Percept Lack of Correspondence When percept does not correspond to distal stimulus E.g., Perceptual illusions Lack of Correspondence Lack of Correspondence
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Page 2 Paradoxical Correspondence When proximal stimulus does not correspond to distal stimulus But percept does E.g., Moving objects, moving eyes Paradoxical Correspondence Perceptual Constancy Our perception of an object ʼ s features remains constant even when viewpoint (and proximal stimulus) changes Perception of size doesn ʼ t change with distance Perception of color doesn ʼ t change with light Perception of shape doesn ʼ t change with angle Perceptual constancy: Size Perceptual constancy: Color The calling of St. Matthew Caravaggio Perceptual constancy: Shape
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This note was uploaded on 12/26/2009 for the course PSYCH 240 taught by Professor Gehring during the Fall '08 term at University of Michigan.

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L2Perception.6slides - Lecture Outline Perception The means...

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