Sensation and Perception

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

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Created May 12, 2010ReportNominate
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