Sensation and Perception

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

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Created May 12, 2010ReportNominate
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