PSY 1 - Notes 2 - Perception

PSY 1 - Notes 2 - Perception - Psych 1 - Perception...

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Psych 1 - Perception 10/04/2007 03:46:00 Perception General Theories of Perception “Bottom-up theories” – Perception is an integration of tiny stimulus  elements: We see and then interpret what we see. “Top-down theories” – Perception is a strategy that determines what  stimuli we seek and then integrate:  What we interpret determines what we see. Bottom-Up Perception - make something bigger and more complete -  dotted triangle Top-Down Perception - THE CAT - make our view make sense Perception as Construction
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Sensation and Perception - Psychophysics - the joining the mental and  physical world Fechner’s Dualistic View of Perception - his theory Fechner’s Law Four Basic Questions of Psychophysics Detection - “Is anything there?” Recognition – “What is it”? Scaling – “How much of it is there?”
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This note was uploaded on 09/23/2010 for the course PSYC 1 taught by Professor Fridlund during the Fall '09 term at UCSB.

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