Chapter 5 Vocabulary - A ndre Mallqui Chapter 5 Vocabula...

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Andre Mallqui Chapter 5 Vocabulary: Sensations Sensation – the process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system receive and represent stimulus energies from our environment Parallel Processing – the processing of several aspects of a problem simultaneously; the brain’s natural mode of information processing for many functions, including vision. Contrasts with the step-by-step processing of most computers and of conscious problem solving Perceptions –the process of organizing and interpreting sensory information, enabling us to recognize meaningful objects and events Young-Helmholtz Theory – (trichromatic, three-color theory) the theory that the retina contains three different color receptors-one most sensitive to red, one to green, one to blue- which when stimulated in combination can produce the perception of any color Bottom-Up Processing – analysis that begins with the sense receptors and works up to the brain’s integration of sensory information Opponent-Process Theory
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This note was uploaded on 04/20/2010 for the course WDR 1596324 taught by Professor Dude during the Spring '10 term at University of the East, Manila.

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