Notes 3-03-08 - Monocular Cues : o Relative Size : the two...

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End Chapter 5 Form perception: organization of the visual field into objects that stand out from their surroundings Grouping: after distinguishing the figure from the ground, our brains organize the figures into meaningful forms using grouping rules such as: Proximity Similarity Closure Continuity Good form Depth Perception: Enables us to judge distance. Gibson & Walk suggested human infants have depth perception. Even newborn animals show signs of depth perception. Binocular Cues : Retinal (binocular) disparity: Images from the 2 eyes differ
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Unformatted text preview: Monocular Cues : o Relative Size : the two objects are similar in size o Interposition : Objects that block other objects are perceived to be closer o Relative Height : Higher in our field of vision to being farther away than shorter o Linear Perspectives : Lines which converge in the distance to perceive depth o Light & Shadow : We assume light comes from above. Perceptual Set : mental predisposition to perceive one thing and not another. Cultural Context: context instilled by culture also influence perception...
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course PSYCH 100 taught by Professor Cave during the Spring '08 term at UMass (Amherst).

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