Chapter_6_Study_Guide

Chapter_6_Study_Guide - Taste receptors Biological/cultural...

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Study Guide and Review Chapter 6  Sensation and Perception Sensation and Perception What is the difference? Where do they take place? Psychophysics Absolute and difference thresholds Signal detection Adaptation, deprivation, overload, selective attention, inattentional blindness Vision What are the basic sensory properties of light stimulus? What are the sensory receptors? Approximately how many processes have been described to explain the different stages of  color vision? Why is the visual system not a camera? Be able to apply Gestalt principles to form perception  Hearing What are the basic sensory properties of sound stimulus? What are the sensory receptors? How do we localize sound? Smell What are the sensory properties of olfactory stimulus? What are the smell receptors? Taste Sensory properties of gustation stimulus
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Unformatted text preview: Taste receptors Biological/cultural preferences for taste Touch and pain Types of skin receptor properties Theories of pain transduction and phantom pain Propriocetion Vestibular and kinesthetic senses Be able to apply Gestalt principles to form perception What cues does the brain use perceive depth and distance with only one eye? How about with two eyes? How would you respond to a question asking you about optical illusions? What is a perceptual set? How do context and motivation change perception? In what situations might needs, beliefs, emotions, or expectations affect what we see, hear, taste, smell, or feel? How are people persuaded by subliminal perception? Why do people believe that clairvoyance and precognition take place?...
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