Sensation and Perception

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

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