Psychology 201 Chapter 3
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Differentiate between sensation and perception
Sensation: The activation of the sense organs by a source of physical energy. Perception: the sorting out interpretation, analysis, and integration of stimuli by the sense organs and brain,
What is the branch of psychology that studies the relation between attributes of the physical world and our psychological experience of those attributes.
We can detect a single drop of perfume diffused in an area the size of a one-bedroom apartment . This is an example of what?
What word most approximates the meaning of the term noise as psychophysicists?
The function relating the value of a stimulus along some dimension to the just noticeable difference is known as what?
What is the smallest amount of a stimulus needed to detect the stimulus is present called?