Neurology of depth perception

Neurology of depth perception - Neurology of depth...

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Neurology of depth perception o Primate visual cortex contains “disparity-selective” neurons o Neurons fire maximally at different levels of disparity, selectivity for amounts of binocular disparity o Presnet animals with stimulus with one objective amount of binocular disparity and stimulate neurons that you know respond best to other levels of disparity , they report the surface being closer than it actually was – compromise b/w what was being present and the degree of disparity, activity of neurons is not just correlated but is acutally the cause of the perceived depth Depth and size perception o The perceived depth location of an object influences its perceived size o Holway and Boring: Particpants sits at corner where there are 2 hallways light projected on to one screen and the diameter could be adjusted by P and then test light on perpendicular hallway and the diameter of light was controlled by experimenter. As the test screen was moved farther away the diameter was
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This note was uploaded on 11/27/2011 for the course PSYC 225 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '10 term at UNC.

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