Chapter 6 Vocabulary - Andre Mallqui Chapter 6 Vocabulary...

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Andre Mallqui Chapter 6 Vocabulary Selective Attention – the focusing of conscious awareness on a particular stimulus, as in the cocktail party effect Inattentional Blindness Visual Capture – the tendency for vision to dominate the other senses Figure-Ground – the organization of the visual field into objects (the figures) that stand out from their surroundings (the ground) Grouping/Gestault Principles (be able to recognize 5 major grouping principles) – mind always wants to make a stimuli meaningful. FIVE GROUPINGS: Proximity, Similarity, Continuity, Closure, Connectedness Depth Perception – the ability to see objects in three dimensions although the images that strike the retina are two- dimensional; allows us to judge distance Visual Cliff – a laboratory device for testing depth perception in the infants and young animal Binocular Cues (be able to recognize the 2 cues that are binocular) – depth cues, such as retinal disparity and convergence, that depend on the use of two eyes
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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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