Classnotes_4 - Perceptual Organization: Form Perception:...

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How many legs does the elephant have? Classnotes 4 Intro to Psychology- Spring 2008 Dr. Hunt Ch. 3: Sensation and Perception Key words: Sensation vs. Perception Sensation (biological) Perception (psychological) Transduction Hearing Seeing Touch Taste Smell Sensory Thresholds Absolute thresholds Difference Thresholds (or just noticeable differences: jnd): Is based on: Weber’s Law Sensory Adaptation How do we experience taste, gustation? Neophobic/neophobia Conditioned taste aversion Sensory interaction Teratogens How do we perceive smell? modified dendrites olfactory bulb limbic system Pheromones: Primer Releaser
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Unformatted text preview: Perceptual Organization: Form Perception: Figure and Ground: Grouping: Proximity: Similarity: Continuity: Connectedness: Closure: Depth Perception: Depth Cues: Binocular Cues Monocular Cues Interposition Relative size Relative motion (motion parallax) Linear perspective Light and shadow Perceptual Constancy: Size and Shape constancy Perceptual Interpretation: Perceptual Sets Context Effects Stare at the black light bulb for at least 30 seconds. Then immediately stare at a white area on the screen or at a sheet of paper. You should see a glowing light bulb!...
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