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Psychology: A Modular Approach to Mind and Behavior, Tenth Edition, Dennis Coon Chapter 5 Chapter 5: Sensation and Perception
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Psychology: A Modular Approach to Mind and Behavior, Tenth Edition, Dennis Coon Chapter 5 Key Terms Sensation: Perception: Psychophysics – changes in physical stimuli are measured and related to psychological sensations (I.e. Brightness, loudness, taste) Absolute threshold –
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Psychology: A Modular Approach to Mind and Behavior, Tenth Edition, Dennis Coon Chapter 5 More Key Terms Perceptual defense – emotional factors, non- belief, and unpleasant stimuli may raise the threshold for perception. Subliminal perception – Difference threshold –
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Psychology: A Modular Approach to Mind and Behavior, Tenth Edition, Dennis Coon Chapter 5 @Dimensions of Light and Vision Visible Spectrum: Part of the electromagnetic spectrum to which the eyes respond Hue: Basic color categories Saturation: Color’s purity Brightness: Height of light waves
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Psychology: A Modular Approach to Mind and Behavior, Tenth Edition, Dennis Coon Chapter 5 Figure 5.3
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Psychology: A Modular Approach to Mind and Behavior, Tenth Edition, Dennis Coon Chapter 5 Figure 5.4
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Psychology: A Modular Approach to Mind and Behavior, Tenth Edition, Dennis Coon Chapter 5 *The Eye’s Structure Lens: Photoreceptors: Light-sensitive cells in the eye Cornea: Retina: Easily damaged from excessive exposure to light (e.g., staring at an eclipse)
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Psychology: A Modular Approach to Mind and Behavior, Tenth Edition, Dennis Coon Chapter 5 Figure 5.2
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Psychology: A Modular Approach to Mind and Behavior, Tenth Edition, Dennis Coon Chapter 5 Light Control Cones: Rods: Blind Spot: Area of the retina lacking visual receptors
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Psychology: A Modular Approach to Mind and Behavior, Tenth Edition, Dennis Coon Chapter 5 Light Control (cont.) Visual Acuity: Sharpness of visual perception Fovea: Peripheral Vision: Vision at edges of visual field; side vision Many superstar athletes have excellent peripheral vision
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Psychology: A Modular Approach to Mind and Behavior, Tenth Edition, Dennis Coon Chapter 5 Figure 5.6
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Psychology: A Modular Approach to Mind and Behavior, Tenth Edition, Dennis Coon Chapter 5 Windows Mac OS 8-9 Mac OS X Right Brain/Left Brain
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Psychology: A Modular Approach to Mind and Behavior, Tenth Edition, Dennis Coon Chapter 5 Visual Problems Hyperopia: (farsightedness) Myopia: (nearsightedness) Astigmatism: Cornea, lens, or eye defect that causes some areas of vision to be out of focus Presbyopia:
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Psychology: A Modular Approach to Mind and Behavior, Tenth Edition, Dennis Coon Chapter 5 Figure 5.5
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Psychology: A Modular Approach to Mind and Behavior, Tenth Edition, Dennis Coon Chapter 5 Figure 5.8
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Psychology: A Modular Approach to Mind and Behavior, Tenth Edition, Dennis Coon Chapter 5 Figure 5.7
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Psychology: A Modular Approach to Mind and Behavior, Tenth Edition, Dennis Coon Chapter 5 Windows Mac OS 8-9 Mac OS X Light and the Eye
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Psychology: A Modular Approach to Mind and Behavior, Tenth Edition, Dennis Coon Chapter 5 Transmission of Light Through the Eye
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This note was uploaded on 04/09/2008 for the course PSY 101 taught by Professor Jackson during the Spring '08 term at Michigan State University.

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