L2Perception - Lecture Outline Issues: (a) What is...

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Lecture Outline Issues: Issues: (a) What is perception? (a) What is perception? (b) How might it work? (b) How might it work? (c) How is depth perceived? (c) How is depth perceived? 1. Introduction to Perception 1. Introduction to Perception 1.1. Three stages of perception 1.1. Three stages of perception 1.2. Major phenomena 1.2. Major phenomena 2. Theories of Perception 2. Theories of Perception 2.1. Direct vs. constructivist 2.1. Direct vs. constructivist 2.2. Bottom-up vs. top-down 2.2. Bottom-up vs. top-down 3. Example: Depth perception 3. Example: Depth perception 3.1. Problem 3.1. Problem 3.2. Cues used to compute depth 3.2. Cues used to compute depth
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Perception The means by which information acquired from the environment via the sense organs is transformed into experiences of objects, events, sounds, tastes, etc.
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Stages in Perception Distal Stimulus Proximal Stimulus Percept
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Lack of Correspondence When percept does not correspond to distal stimulus E.g., Perceptual illusions
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Lack of Correspondence Hering illusion Hering illusion A lack of A lack of correspondence correspondence
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Lack of Correspondence Müller-Lyer illusion Müller-Lyer illusion
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