Closure refers to the tendency to complete figures

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Unformatted text preview: s rather than as changing direction radically. Closure refers to the tendency to complete figures that have gaps. illusory contours refers to the fact that we perceive contours(boundary lines) even though they do not exist. Figure and Ground: reversible figure illusion: brain assigns the rest of the scene to background. Bottom-up and Top-Down information processing: Perception is the combination of bottom-up and top-down processing. Face Perception: we can more readily discern information about a person’s mood, attentiveness, gender, race, age and so on by looking at the person’s face than by listening to the person talk, watching the person walk, or studying his or her clothing. Facial recognition differs from object recognition. Fusiform gyrus,...
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This note was uploaded on 01/18/2014 for the course PSY 100H1 taught by Professor Dolderman during the Winter '12 term at University of Toronto- Toronto.

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