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1 Sensation & Perception Notes Set II Roadmap Perceiving Patterns Perceptual Organization Perceptual Sets Feature Analysis Top-down vs. Bottom-up Selective Attention Perceiving Patterns Bottom-up Top-down • Gestalt Psychologists: “The whole is more than the sum of its parts.”
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2 Perceptual Organization Definition: Predisposition to organize incoming sensory stimuli according to certain rules or principles of grouping Types of Perceptual Organization rules: • Form • Depth (Monocular & Binocular) • Perceptual Constancy Perceptual Organization: Form Proximity Similarity Perceptual Organization: Form Closure Continuity
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3 Perceptual Organization: Form Common Region Figure and Ground Perceptual Organization: Form
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Unformatted text preview: Contiguity Perceptual Set Definition predisposition to perceive one thing and not another (due to experience, expectation) 4 Perceptual Set Phonemic restoration (Warren, 1984) The *eel was on the orange. The *eel was on the shoe. The *eel was on the axel. Music Feature Analysis Example: Reading Features > Letters > Words General Hierarchy Features > Components > Objects Feature Analysis Learning what to attend to 5 Top-down vs. Bottom-up Conclusions Selective Attention Selective Attention Focusing on one stimulus out of everything our senses are exposed to at a given moment Inattentional Blindness Failing to perceive sensed objects when attention is directed somewhere else...
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This note was uploaded on 12/26/2010 for the course PSY 101 taught by Professor Dan during the Fall '08 term at SUNY Buffalo.

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