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PERCEPTION AND COGNITION Social Factors April 5 2010 Perception- 1) Visual is a two way street- visual brain comes as much from memory as from eyes a. There is an enormous amount of info flowing backwards 2) We extract the minimal info to form an impression of the entire pattern- Gestalt psychology 3) Context creates different ways of looking at the same stimulus 4) Perception is formed by both genes and experience 5) We don’t experience the world with one sense in isolation- they all work in correspondence- or multi-modal (act together) and cross modal (they simultaneously affect one another). Denver Art Museum Steven Holl: Body in Space- “We experience and engage the world through all the senses” - Every significant experience of architecture is multi-sensory: qualities of matter, space and scale are measure by the senses. Embodied Cognition- cognitive processes are deeply rooted in the body’s interaction with the world - Through movement which is essentially embodied activity and also the use of mirror
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This note was uploaded on 09/07/2011 for the course ENVD 3114 taught by Professor Pyatt during the Spring '10 term at University of Colorado Denver.

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