PSYCH 7 - OUTLINE Module 13 PERCEPTION 1. Selection...

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OUTLINE –Module 13 PERCEPTION 1. Selection Selective attention Bottleneck theory 2. Organization and Interpretation Some Perceptual Illusions Gestalt Psychology Constancy in Perception Perceptual Set Direct Perception Gibson and Turnbull articles Depth Perception Perceptual Adaptation Extra Sensory Perception
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PERCEPTION – What is it? Def: the process by which we select, organize, and interpret these mental representations EX: We can recognize the color red We can distinguish Bach from Britney Spears
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Perception: SELECTION Selective Attention What is it? One Theory of Selective attention: Bottleneck Theory Problems with this theory: 1) Cocktail Party effect 2) Divided attention
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Perception: ORGANIZATION & INTERPRETATION Most Important Point of the day : Why? Because physical information is ambiguous. We do this with all sorts of physical world information
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PERCEPTION: Perceptual Illusions What is an illusion? Examples of Visual Illusions:
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This note was uploaded on 04/08/2008 for the course PSYCH 100 taught by Professor Cave during the Spring '08 term at UMass (Amherst).

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PSYCH 7 - OUTLINE Module 13 PERCEPTION 1. Selection...

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