Psyc 110 Notes 11-8-2011

Psyc 110 Notes 11-8-2011 - Conclusions Receptive fields...

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Conclusions Receptive fields Edge detection is enhanced by lateral inhibition – bottom up Orientation detection Selective neurons for specific orientations Feature integration theory – parallel and serial processing Gestalt principles Perception: Not What Meets the Eye Our way of proessing We perceive select parts of the visual world, and perceive those in biased ways. Art takes advantage of the biases in our visual systems, e.g. to give the appearance of depth, express emotion in cartoon figures Perception based on unconscious info processing or problem solving Perceptual biases Parthenon Toy Story Julian Beever’s Chalk Street Art Draws them on sidewalk and you have to stand at particular point to get the illusion Seeing 3 Dimensions: Binocular Vertical and horizontal dimensions reflected directly in retinal position of image Distance is not so straight forward Retinal image size is ambiguous Relatively smaller image could be smaller object or more distant object Binocular disparity Slightly different views of an object in each eye Piece of info available due to system that’s in place We have two eyes in different spots so gives us slightly different views
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This note was uploaded on 04/04/2012 for the course PSYC 110 taught by Professor Roberthampton during the Fall '11 term at Emory.

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Psyc 110 Notes 11-8-2011 - Conclusions Receptive fields...

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