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Unformatted text preview: Perceptual Adaptation o The ability to adjust to an artificially displaced visual field. o Humans are quite good at this sort of adaptation Stratton created goggles that flipped the visual field upside down and was able to adapt to it in just 8 days. Perceptual Set o Mental predisposition to see one thing and not another. Context Effects o Is the magician cabinet on the floor or hanging from the ceiling? Cultural Context Perception: Learned or Acquired? ESP: Extrasensory Perception o Telepathy mind to mind communication o Clairvoyance perception of physically distant events o Precognition knowledge of future events Consciousness o Consciousness is our awareness of ourselves and our environment. Attention is required for awareness. Perception depends on Attention o Change Blindness o Inattentional Blindness o Blindsight...
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