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Unformatted text preview: PERCEPTION deciphering meaningful patterns in complex sensory information PERCEPTUAL CONSTANCY tendency to perceive objects as stable, unchanging despite changes in sensory stimulation SIZE CONSTANCY perception of object as same size regardless of distance from which it is viewed SHAPE CONSTANCY tendency to see an object as same shape no matter what angle it is viewed from BRIGHTNESS CONSTANCY perception of brightness as same even though amount of light on retina changes COLOUR CONSTANCY inclination to perceive familiar objects as retaining their colour despite changes in sensory information OBSERVER CHARACTERISTICS MOTIVATION,VALUES,EXPECTATIONS,COGNITIVE STYLE,EXPERIENCE AND CULTURE,PERSONALITY MONOCULAR CUES visual cues requiring one eye: superposition, linear perspective, aerial perspective,elevation, texture gradient, shadowing and motion parallax SUPERPOSITION monocular distance cue where one object by partly blocking a second object is perceived as being closer...
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This note was uploaded on 12/04/2011 for the course PSY 2012 taught by Professor Scheff during the Fall '08 term at Broward College.
- Fall '08