Sensation and Perception

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

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Created May 12, 2010ReportNominate
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