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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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- Fall '10
- Consciousness, Parapsychology, perceptual adaptation