sensation and preperation pysc 2000

sensation and preperation pysc 2000 - Sensation and...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–10. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Sensation and Perception Sensation and Perception PSYC 2000
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
INTRODUCTION TO INTRODUCTION TO SENSATION AND SENSATION AND PERCEPTION PERCEPTION Module 17
Background image of page 2
Sensation and Perception Sensation and Perception Sensation - how our sensory receptors and nervous system receives and represents stimulus energies from our environment Transduction : conversion of one sort of energy to another Perception - how we organize and interpret sensory information Prosopagnosia illustrates distinction between sensation and perception
Background image of page 3

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Sensation and Perception Sensation and Perception Two types of processing: Bottom-up Processing —beginning with basic information from our sense receptors Top-down processing —guided by a higher-level framework of experience and expectations ( perceptual set ) T H E C H T
Background image of page 4
Can you read this? Can you read this? Aoccdrnig to rscheearch at Cmabrigde uinervtisy, it deosn't mttaer waht oredr the ltteers in a wrod are, the olny iprmoetnt tihng is taht the frist and lsat ltteres are at the rghit pclae. The rset can be a tatol mses and you can sitll raed it wouthit a porbelm. Tihs is bcuseae we do not raed ervey lteter by it slef but the wrod as a wlohe.
Background image of page 5

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Background image of page 6
Background image of page 7

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Background image of page 8
Thresholds Thresholds Absolute threshold
Background image of page 9

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 10
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Page1 / 34

sensation and preperation pysc 2000 - Sensation and...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 10. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online