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Handout+Chap.+6 - Perception The process of selecting,...

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1 1 Perception Chapter 6 2 Perception The process of selecting, organizing, and interpreting sensory information, which enables us to recognize meaningful objects and events. 3 Selective Attention Perceptions about objects change from moment to moment. We can perceive different forms of the Necker cube; however, we can only pay attention to one aspect of the object at a time. Necker Cube 4 Inattentional Blindness The inability to see an object or a person in our midst. 5 Change Blindness 6 Perceptual Illusions Line AB is longer than line BC.
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2 7 Tall Arch 8 Illusion of a Worm 9 Perceptual Organization When vision competes with our other senses, vision usually wins – a phenomena called visual capture . How do we form meaningful perceptions from sensory information? 10 Figure-Ground Organization We decide which stimuli make up object (figure) 11 12 Perceptual Grouping
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3 13 Depth Perception Visual Cliff Gibson and Walk (1960) suggested that human infants (crawling age) have depth perception. 14 Binocular Cues Retinal disparity: Images from the two eyes differ.
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