Sensation and Perception

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

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