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What Are The Basic Perceptual Processes?
–Our conscious experiences of the world come from neuron communications inside the brain.
Perception Occurs in the Brain
Structures participate in sensation and perception, expect for smell:
Specialize receptors, thalamus, cortex.
Hearing: Primary Auditory Cortex; neurons toward the rear of A1 respond best to lower frequencies;
Touch: Primary Somatosensory Cortex; neighbouring body parts tend to be represented next to one
another in S1. More sensitive body parts have relatively larger amounts of cortical tissue dedicated to
Vision: Primary Visual Cortex, V1, is in the occipital love.
What V.S Where: neurons in different parts of the brain t...
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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.
- Winter '12