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Unformatted text preview: information is processed roughly simultaneously *Inferotemporal lesions lead to visual agnosias (including prosopagnosia) • Inability to recognize things by looking at them (inability to recognize faces) *Posterior parietal lesions lead to disordered orientation and reaching Knowledge-driven interpretation • We literally see what we want to see Cross-modal Perception • Some percepts depend on vision and sound together o Such as language But also simpler things… Perception is a process that runs in the background • Like many other mental processes • It delivers the products you become aware of • It doesn’t tell you about assumptions or other hidden influences 19:01 19:01...
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- Fall '10
- Psychology, prosopagnosia, core sections, PSY 101H Lecture, *Posterior parietal lesions, simpler things… Perception