Module 17 - 01:32 Objective 17-1 Critical period- an...

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01:32 Objective 17-1 Critical period - an optimal time when certain events must take place for normal sensory and perceptual development Objective 17-2 perceptual adaptation - our ability to adapt to distorted visual images after a period of adjustment, people can wear radical glasses that distort images (move images to the left, flipped images upside down), and function normally Objective 17-3 Our experiences, assumptions, and expectations give us a perceptual set or mental predisposition that greatly influences what we perceive People perceive an adult-child pair as looking more alike when told they are parent and child Perceptual set can also influence what we hear (cheer up vs. gear up) Through experience we form concepts, or schemas , that organize and interpret unfamiliar information Children have simplified schemas for essential human characteristics (huge body, tiny head) Our face recognition is attuned to expressive eyes and mouths….portrait artists put an eye
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