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Sensation  Perception Chapter 5   
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Sensation Sensation a process by which our sensory  receptors and nervous system receive  and represent stimulus energy Perception a process of organizing and interpreting  sensory information, enabling us to  recognize meaningful objects and  events
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Sensation Our  sensory  and  perceptual  processes  work  together to  help us sort  out  complex  processes
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Sensation Bottom-Up Processing analysis that begins with the sense receptors  and works up to the brain’s integration of  sensory information Top-Down Processing information processing guided by higher-level  mental processes as when we construct perceptions drawing on  our experience and expectations
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6 Top-down processing z Aoccdrnig to a rscheearch at Cmabrigde  Uinervtisy, it deosn’t mttaer in waht oredr  the ltteers in a wrod are, the olny  iprmoetnt tihng is taht the frist and lsat  ltteer be at the rghit pclae. The rset can  be a toatl mses and you can sitll raed it  wouthit porbelm. Tihs is bcuseae the  huamn mnid deos not raed ervey lteter by  istlef, but the wrod as a wlohe. 
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Vision Wavelength:  the distance from the peak of one  wave to the peak of the next  determines the:  Hue  (colour we experience) Intensity  (amount of energy in a wave  influences brightness)
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The spectrum of  electromagnetic  energy
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This note was uploaded on 10/25/2011 for the course PSYCHOLOGY Psyc1000 taught by Professor Ronnyoung during the Spring '10 term at UOIT.

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