Sensation and Perception

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

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