Perception review for test 2 1)Popular belief is that we only use 10% of our brains. A. Discuss specificity theory and how the popular belief above arises from that theory. We can continue to learn new things throughout our lives . On specificity the
June 6, 2006 Odors in our world Multi-billion dollar industry in perfumes And "under-arm" deodorants. Ditto for mouth-washes Real-estate brokers encourage sellers to have coffee brewing when potential buyers come. Automobile manufacturers now sell an
February 12, 2008 1. Why don't colors appear to change (much) when lighting conditions change?
If a tree falls in the forest and no one is there to see
it, does it have color?
There is a correct answer.
What is it & why?
April 29, 2008
Exam 3: Thurs. May 1 Review session: Tomorrow: Wed. 4/30, 4- 5:30 PM in Mod Lang, Room 311. The final exam is worth 23% of your final grade. There will be 7 questions (rather than 6).
April 29, 2008 GUSTATION (TASTE)
Approaches to studying perception 1. Physiological: the relationship between
the physical stimulus and responses in the nervous system or the responses in the nervous system and perception
Learn about receptors, neurons, and neural pathways.
January 17, 2008 PSYC 329: Sensation & Perception Professor: Dr. M. Peterson
If you are on the waiting list, please come to the front of the room and check off your name.
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TWO of the figures in Chapter 6 show Tucson scenes. Which ones? (one is actually the Psych building.)
February 5, 2008
1. How do we see color? 2. What color do we see when we mix green and red lights?
3. Why is the sun yellow?
4. Why i
From end of February 5, 2008
1. Do different people perceive color differently? How would we know?
2. What do color deficient people see when we see red, green, blue?
How do you know what a color deficient person sees? Naming w
April 24, 2008
Did you know? Each person has a unique, genetically-determined scent.
1. How does olfaction occur? What are the similarities to and differences from other senses?
2. Are there individual differences in olfactory abilities? 3. Why do
PSYC 329 Exam 2
1. Against Popular Belief That We Only Use 10% of Our Brains:
A. Specificity Theory: stimuli are represented by one or a few neurons that respond only to those stimuli there must be ample unused neurons to devote to coding newly learn
PSYC 329 Study Guide Exam 1
1. Why does the world appear the way it does? A. "That's Just the Way it is"= Nave Realism -animals perceive things differently -kids and babies see the world differently than adults -illusions B. "It's a Mental Constructi