Lecture 8 - Perceptual Organization

Lecture 8 - Perceptual Organization - Perceptual Illusions...

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1 Perceptual Organization Perceptual Illusions To understand how perception is organized, illusions provide good examples. By studying when our sensory systems make a mistake, we can understand how our systems function normally Muller-Lyer Illusion Which segment is longer AB or BC? Muller-Lyer Illusion Ames Room What is wrong with this picture? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5ic7QGjGEX8 Tall Arch Is the arc taller than it is wide, or wider than it is tall? 6 Rick Friedman/ Black Star
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2 Illusion of a worm Figure on the right gives us the illusion of a blue hazy “worm” when it is nothing else but blue lines identical to the picture on the left. 3-d Illusion Figure and Ground Our brain must decide what is figure and ground Then it has to decide which part of an object goes with which part Figure and Ground Figure and Ground Figure and Ground
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3 Figure and Ground Necker Cube Stairs and Cubes Pointing Arrows Form Perception We must organize form into meaningful parts To do this we use Gestalt grouping principles
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4 Common fate http://www.michaelbach.de/ot/cog_hiddenBird/index.html Closure Occlusion
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