Sensation and Perception

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Hole in eye through which light enters
Brain compares still shots
Olfaction
Bends light to focus it on the retina
Pick out bits of relevant information
Lens changes shape to focus light
Closer objects move faster than farther ones
Objects close together perceived as unified wholes
Detection of energy by sense organs
Similar stimuli grouped together
Nerve endings that sense pain, general touch, and temperature
Lowest level of stimulus that can be detected
Five flavors
Objects cast shadows
Intensity of light
Membrane in the back of the eye
Odorless chemicals that serve as social signals to members of your species
Converting external energy to neural activity
Focus in on one sensation
Wave amplitude
JND proportional to stimulus intensity
Reflex in which pupil dilates in dark
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Wave frequency
Detects colors/Sensative to detail/Require more light
Bundle of axons of Ganglion Cells
Relationship between stimulus and context
Perceive objects symmetrically arranged as wholes
Have axons connecting retina to brain
Brain's interpretation of sensory info
Central part of the retina responsible for acuity
Construct the whole from expectations
Phenomenon in which motion is perceived when no motion is occuring
Perception of how far away objects are in the environment
Perceiving/Processing info without conscious awareness
Gustation
Smallest change in stimulus that can be detected
Theory stating vision is based on three colors (Red, Blue, Green)
Energy that travels as vibrations
Outlines converge
Supposed ability to 'see' without using the eyes
Mixing senses across brain areas
Images that can be perceived in multiple ways
Two ear perception
Color of light
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Texture gets clearer as objects get closer
Covers iris and pupil/Bends light to retina
Focus attention on central figure, less attention on background
Construct the whole from parts
More distant objects look smaller
Distant objects are higher
Nerve endings that sense light touch and deep pressure
Congenital disorder in which pain is not sensed or perceived
Attend to many senses at once
Theory of vision connecting complementary color pairs
Colored part of the eye
Principle explaining how objects are perceived as whole
The mind fills in what is missing
Perceive object the same way across different conditions
Perceive an object as whole even if other objects cover part of it
Closer objects block farther objects
One ear perception
Illusion of pain or discomfort in an amputated limb
Detects basic shapes and forms, low light, and causes negative image after they are fatigued
A human can differentiate 2000-4000 of these

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Created May 12, 2010ReportNominate
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