y44 - Myers’ PSYCHOLOGY(6th Ed Chapter 6 Perception James...

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Unformatted text preview: Myers’ PSYCHOLOGY (6th Ed) Chapter 6 Perception James A. McCubbin, PhD Clemson University Worth Publishers Perception ❚ Selective Attention focus of conscious awareness on a particular stimulus Testing Selective Attention Perceptual Illusions Perceptual Illusions Perceptual Illusions Perceptual Illusions Perceptual Organization- Gestalt ❚ Visual Capture ❙ tendency for vision to dominate the other senses ❚ Grouping ❙ the perceptual tendency to organize stimuli into coherent groups Perceptual Organization- Gestalt ❚ Gestalt- an organized whole ❙ tendency to integrate pieces of information into meaningful wholes ❚ Grouping Principles ❙ proximity- group nearby figures together ❙ similarity- group figures that are similar ❙ continuity- perceive continuous patterns ❙ closure- fill in gaps ❙ connectedness- spots, lines and areas are seen as unit when connected Perceptual Organization- Illusory Contours...
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This note was uploaded on 02/11/2011 for the course PSY 2012 taught by Professor Dobson during the Spring '08 term at University of Florida.

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