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Unformatted text preview: Perception distal stimulus a real object out in the world proximal stimulus the registration of an object on our senses percept the interpretation of the proximal stimulus bottom-up processes (data driven) lower levels (e.g. simple features) are not affected by upper levels (e.g. complex features and objects) top-down processes (theory driven) lower levels are influenced by upper levels (e.g. expectations can cause you to perceive things differently) Vision Eye Movements We move our eyes 100,000 to 150,000 times a day There are two basic types of eye movements smooth pursuit only when tracking a moving object saccadic rapid jump to an entirely new view (i.e. a saccade ) during a saccade, parts of a visual scene can be changed without notice A m y s t e r y how do we integrate visual information across eye movements into a unified stable picture? Visual Primitives Illusions and Center-surround center-surround receptive fields for color too An illusion combining several aspects of vision Interpreting Visual Ambiguity...
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This note was uploaded on 09/15/2011 for the course PSYCH 105 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '11 term at UCSD.

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