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Unformatted text preview: Some neurologically intact individuals have anomalous perceptual experiences o Protanopia colorblindness (red and green) o Synesthesia some ppl look at # and each one is in a halo of color o Phantom pain limbs amputated, continue to feel the presence of the limb and its pain Perception only seems simple and immediate because we do it so well Research methods and general principles of sensation and perception Classification of the senses o Vision Stimulus: electromagnetic energy Receptor: photoreceptors Sensory structure: eye Cortex: primary visual cortex o Hearing Stimulus: Air pressure waves Receptor: Mechanoreceptors Sensory structure: Ear Cortex: Auditory complex o Touch Stimulus: Tissue distortion Receptor: mechanoreceptors, thermoreceptors Sensory structure: skin, muscle Cortex: somatosensory cortex...
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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.
- Fall '10