2.1.11 - (2.1.11) Other Perceptual Heuristics Light from...

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(2.1.11) Other Perceptual Heuristics Light from above heuristic o Light comes from above o Is usually the case in the environment o We perceive shadows as specific information about depth and distance. Occlusion heuristic o When object is partially covered by a smaller occluding object, the larger one is seen as continuing behind the smaller occluder. Localization of Function: Perception Primary receiving areas for the senses o Occipital Lobe: vision o Parietal lobe: touch, temperature, pain o Temporal lobe: hearing, taste, smell Coordination of information received from all senses o Frontal lobe Fusiform face area (FFA) responds specifically to faces o Temporal lobe o Damage to this area causes prosopagnosia (inability to recognize faces) Parahippocampal place area (PPS) responds specifically to places (indoor/outdoor scenes) o Temporal lobe Neurons and the Environment Some neurons respond best to things that occur regularly in the environment o Ex: faces, places
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2.1.11 - (2.1.11) Other Perceptual Heuristics Light from...

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