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sensory analysis with info passing from senses to the brain; based on the information from the visual field
begins in the brain and filters through our own personal expectations and experiences to produce perceptions of what we see, feel, hear, etc.
minimum stimulation necessary for awareness 50% of the time; varies by individual and circumstances
the study of the relationship between physical characteristics and our perception of them
contains the receptor rods and cones plus layers of neurons that begin the processing of information; also contains bipolar and ganglion cells; connected to the optic nerve
proposed that two additional color processes red-green and yellow-blue and black-white; response to one color inhibits the other; color processing occurs in two stages
gate- control theory
use of alternative treatments such as acupuncture, or electric stimulation- tricks the brain by sending messages via larger nerves
when two adjacent stationery lights blink off and on in such quick succession that an illusion of movement is created
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