Sensation and Perception3 pysc 2000

Sensation and Perception3 pysc 2000 - Sensation and...

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Click to edit Master subtitle style Psychology 7e in Modules PSYC 2000 Sensation and Perception, Part 3
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Psychology 7e in Modules Perceptual Organization Module 21 22
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Psychology 7e in Modules 33 Perceptual Organization How do we perceive our world? Is it subjective? Are there different realities? Does it depend on our personal experiences?
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Psychology 7e in Modules Is it a duck?
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Psychology 7e in Modules Or a rabbit? There is no right or wrong answer. Our experience is  SUBJECTIVE.
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Psychology 7e in Modules Perceptual Organization We organize sensations into a “ gestalt ,” or whole. Greater than the sum of its parts Our experiences, assumptions, and expectations may give us a perceptual set , a mental predisposition that influences what we see. Sometimes the whole has qualities that doesn’t exist in any of its parts.
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Psychology 7e in Modules 77 1. ) Figure and ground: Organization of the visual field into objects (figures; black part) that stand out from their surroundings (ground; white part). Gestalt Principles
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Psychology 7e in Modules
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Psychology 7e in Modules Gestalt Principles 99 2) Grouping Proximity- the idea that we group near by figures together Continuity- we perceive smooth continuous patterns rather than discontinuous Similarity- we group similar figures together Connectedness- we perceive spots lines or areas as a single unit when linked Closure- we fill in gaps to create a whole object Closure
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Psychology 7e in Modules Depth Perception 10 10 Depth perception enables us to judge distances. Gibson and Walk (1960) suggested that human infants (crawling age) have depth perception.
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Psychology 7e in Modules Binocular Cues 11 11 Binocular depth cues are clues about distance based on the differing views of the two eyes . Retinal disparity : Images from the two eyes differ; the slight difference in the two retinal images is due to the angle from which each eye views an object
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Psychology 7e in Modules Monocular Cues 12 12
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