PerceptionVocab - the focusing of conscious awareness on a...

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selective attention visual capture an organized whole gestalt psychology gestalt psychology figure-ground grouping depth perception visual cliff binocular cues monocular cues retinal disparity convergence phi phenomenon perceptual constancy perceptual adaptation the focusing of conscious awareness on a  particular stimulus, as in the cocktail party effect the tendency for vision to dominate the other  senses emphasize our tendency to integrate pieces of  information into meaningful wholes the organization of the visual field into objects that  stand out from their surroundings the perceptual tendency to organize stimuli into  coherent groups the ability to see objects in three dimensions  although the images that strike the retina are two- dimensional; allowing us to judge distance a laboratory device for testing depth perception in  infants and young animals depth cues, such as retinal disparity and 
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This note was uploaded on 04/21/2011 for the course PSYCHOLOGY 413 taught by Professor Moorhouse during the Winter '10 term at Grand Valley State University.

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