SENSATION - Bottom-Up Processing (data driven) Top-Down...

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SENSATION   Sensation:          Perception:         Examples… Hearing musical notes vs. identifying a song Seeing colored splotches on a canvas vs. recognizing a painting Transduction   Sensory receptors –    Accessory structures  =     (Sensory) Adaptation      Helps us focus on important stimulations Absolute Threshold   
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Just noticeable difference – Weber’s law – Signal Detection Theory False alarm – Miss – Hit – Rejection – Respond YES Respond NO Stimulus Present Stimulus Absent Signal to Noise Ratio – Doctrine of specific nerve energies – McGurk Effect –
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Unformatted text preview: Bottom-Up Processing (data driven) Top-Down Processing (conceptual driven) Subliminal perception Thresholds vary for individuals Perceptual Set Our visual pathways represent what is received from the retina AND Our brain incorporates our assumptions, interests, and expectations (schemas) Perceptual Constancy Size Shape, and Color Consistencies Selective Attention Cocktail party effect - Binding Problem...
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This note was uploaded on 11/28/2010 for the course PSYCHOLGOY 100 taught by Professor Currence during the Winter '09 term at Ohio State.

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