Chapter6Overview - Myers PSYCHOLOGY Perception Chapter6...

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Myers’ PSYCHOLOGY Chapter 6    Perception  
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Perception Selective Attention    focus of conscious        awareness on a         particular  stimulus
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Change Blindness
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Perceptual Illusions
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Perceptual Illusions
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Perceptual Illusions
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Perceptual Illusions
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Perceptual Illusions
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Perceptual Illusions
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Perceptual Illusions
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Perceptual Organization: Gestalt Visual Capture tendency for vision to dominate the  other senses Gestalt --an organized whole tendency to integrate pieces of  information into meaningful wholes
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Perceptual Organization: Gestalt Grouping the perceptual tendency to organize stimuli  into coherent groups Grouping Principles proximity --group nearby figures together similarity --group figures that are similar continuity --perceive continuous patterns closure --fill in gaps connectedness --spots, lines, and areas are  seen as unit when connected
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Perceptual Organization: Illusory Contours
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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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Perceptual Organization: Grouping Principles
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Perceptual Organization: Closure Gestalt  grouping  principles  are at work  here.
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Perceptual Organization: Grouping Principles Gestalt  grouping  principles  are at work  here.
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