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59 terms
AP Psychology: Sensation and Perception
Absolute threshold
Accommodation
Selective Attention
Parallel Processing
In neuroscience and psychophysics, an absolute threshold is d…
involves altering one's existing schemas, or ideas, as a resu…
the process by which a person can selectively pick out one me…
The ability for the brain to process many things at once.
Absolute threshold
In neuroscience and psychophysics, an absolute threshold is d…
Accommodation
involves altering one's existing schemas, or ideas, as a resu…
52 terms
AP Psychology - Sensation and Perception
sensation
perception
bottom-up processing
top-down processing
the process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
the process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
analysis that begins with the sensory receptors and works up…
information processing guided by higher-level mental processe…
sensation
the process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
perception
the process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
56 terms
AP Psychology - Sensation and Perception
sensation
perception
bottom-up processing
top-down processing
the process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
the process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
analysis that begins with the sensory receptors and works up…
information processing guided by higher-level mental processe…
sensation
the process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
perception
the process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
63 terms
AP Psychology - Sensation and Perception
sensation
perception
bottom-up processing
top-down processing
the process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
the process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
analysis that begins with the sensory receptors and works up…
information processing guided by higher-level mental processe…
sensation
the process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
perception
the process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
80 terms
AP Psychology: Sensation and Perception
sensation
perception
bottom up processing
top down processing
the process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
the process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
analysis that begins with the sensory receptors and works up…
information processing guided by higher-level mental processe…
sensation
the process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
perception
the process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
63 terms
AP Psychology - Sensation and Perception
sensation
perception
bottom-up processing
top-down processing
the process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
the process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
analysis that begins with the sensory receptors and works up…
information processing guided by higher-level mental processe…
sensation
the process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
perception
the process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
14 terms
AP Psychology - Sensation and Perception
sensation
bottom-up processing
top-down processing
selective attention
the process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
analysis that begins with the sensory receptors and works up…
information processing guided by higher-level mental processe…
the focusing of conscious awareness on a particular stimulus.
sensation
the process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
bottom-up processing
analysis that begins with the sensory receptors and works up…
56 terms
AP Psychology - Sensation & Perception
sensation
perception
bottom-up processing
top-down processing
the process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
the process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
analysis that begins with the sensory receptors and works up…
information processing guided by higher-level mental processe…
sensation
the process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
perception
the process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
102 terms
Sensation & Perception - AP Psychology
sensation
perception
bottom-up processing
top-down processing
the process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
the process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
analysis that begins with the sense receptors and works up to…
information processing guided by higher-level mental process,…
sensation
the process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
perception
the process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
52 terms
AP Psychology - Sensation and Perception
sensation
perception
bottom-up processing
top-down processing
the process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
the process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
analysis that begins with the sensory receptors and works up…
information processing guided by higher-level mental processe…
sensation
the process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
perception
the process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
101 terms
Sensation & Perception - AP Psychology
sensation
perception
bottom-up processing
top-down processing
the process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
the process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
analysis that begins with the sense receptors and works up to…
information processing guided by higher-level mental process,…
sensation
the process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
perception
the process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
76 terms
Sensation & Perception (AP Psychology)
Sensation
Absolute Threshold
Signal Detection Theory
Weber's Law
-The process by which you detect physical energy from your en…
- Smallest amount of stimulus can perceive ... - Technical defi…
-predicts how and when we detect the presence of a faint stim…
-Difference threshold increase in proportion to the size of t…
Sensation
-The process by which you detect physical energy from your en…
Absolute Threshold
- Smallest amount of stimulus can perceive ... - Technical defi…
77 terms
Sensation & Perception - AP Psychology
sensation
perception
bottom-up processing
top-down processing
the process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
the process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
analysis that begins with the sense receptors and works up to…
information processing guided by higher-level mental process,…
sensation
the process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
perception
the process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
52 terms
AP Psychology - Sensation and Perception
sensation
perception
bottom-up processing
top-down processing
the process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
the process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
analysis that begins with the sensory receptors and works up…
information processing guided by higher-level mental processe…
sensation
the process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
perception
the process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
91 terms
Sensation & Perception - AP Psychology
sensation
perception
bottom-up processing
top-down processing
the process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
the process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
analysis that begins with the sense receptors and works up to…
information processing guided by higher-level mental process,…
sensation
the process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
perception
the process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
Sensation & Perception - AP Psychology
sensation
perception
bottom-up processing
top-down processing
the process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
the process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
analysis that begins with the sense receptors and works up to…
information processing guided by higher-level mental process,…
sensation
the process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
perception
the process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
55 terms
AP Psychology: Sensation and Perception
sensation
perception
bottom up processing
top down processing
the process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
the process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
analysis that begins with the sensory receptors and works up…
information processing guided by higher-level mental processe…
sensation
the process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
perception
the process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
62 terms
AP Psychology Sensation and Perception
Sensation
Perception
Bottom-Up Processing
Top-Down Processing
the process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
the process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
analysis that begins with the sensory receptors and works up…
information processing guided by higher-level-mental processe…
Sensation
the process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
Perception
the process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
53 terms
AP Psychology: Sensation and Perception
Absolute threshold
Accommodation
Selective Attention
Parallel Processing
the lowest level of a stimulus —light, sound, touch, etc.—tha…
involves altering one's existing schemas, or ideas, as a resu…
the process by which a person can selectively pick out one me…
The ability for the brain to process many things at once.
Absolute threshold
the lowest level of a stimulus —light, sound, touch, etc.—tha…
Accommodation
involves altering one's existing schemas, or ideas, as a resu…
79 terms
#4 Sensation & Perception (AP Psychology)
Sensation
Perception
Bottom-up processing
Top-Down Processing
-The process by which you detect physical energy from your en…
-The process of selecting, organizing, and interpreting sensa…
-When perceiving an object, we use only the features of the o…
- We perceive by filling in gaps in what we sense, this inclu…
Sensation
-The process by which you detect physical energy from your en…
Perception
-The process of selecting, organizing, and interpreting sensa…
63 terms
AP Psychology - Sensation and Perception
sensation
perception
bottom-up processing
top-down processing
the process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
the process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
analysis that begins with the sensory receptors and works up…
information processing guided by higher-level mental processe…
sensation
the process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
perception
the process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
63 terms
AP Psychology- Sensation and Perception
sensation
psychophysics
stimulus
absolute threshold
the process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
the branch of psychology concerned with quantitative relation…
a change in an organism's surroundings that causes the organi…
the lowest level of stimulation that a person can detect
sensation
the process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
psychophysics
the branch of psychology concerned with quantitative relation…
89 terms
AP Psychology - Sensation and Perception
Prosopagnosia
Sensation
Perception
Bottom-up processing
A condition where people are unable to recognize familiar faces
Process in which the sense organs' receptor cells are stimula…
A person's cognitive (mental) interpretation of events.
Analysis that begins with the sensory receptors and works up…
Prosopagnosia
A condition where people are unable to recognize familiar faces
Sensation
Process in which the sense organs' receptor cells are stimula…
143 terms
Sensation & Perception - AP Psychology
sensation
perception
bottom-up processing
top-down processing
the process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
the process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
analysis that begins with the sense receptors and works up to…
information processing guided by higher-level mental process,…
sensation
the process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
perception
the process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
95 terms
AP Psychology Sensation & Perception
Sensation
difference threshold
perception
Weber's law
the raw data of experience; sensory stimulation; example are…
Just Noticeable Difference (JND); the smallest change in stim…
the mental process of sorting, identifying, and arranging raw…
developed the 1930s by Ernst Weber; the principle that accoun…
Sensation
the raw data of experience; sensory stimulation; example are…
difference threshold
Just Noticeable Difference (JND); the smallest change in stim…
74 terms
AP Psychology: Sensation and Perception
Absolute threshold
Accommodation
Parallel Processing
Kinesthesis
the lowest level of a stimulus —light, sound, touch, etc.—tha…
involves altering one's existing schemas, or ideas, as a resu…
The ability for the brain to process many things at once.
body sense that provides information about the position and m…
Absolute threshold
the lowest level of a stimulus —light, sound, touch, etc.—tha…
Accommodation
involves altering one's existing schemas, or ideas, as a resu…
100 terms
Sensation & Perception - AP Psychology
Sensation
Perception
Bottom-up processing
Top-down processing
the process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
the process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
analysis that begins with the sense receptors and works up to…
information processing guided by higher-level mental process,…
Sensation
the process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
Perception
the process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
124 terms
PSYCHOLOGY AP: Sensation & Perception
Sensation
Perception
Automatic Processing
Top Down PRocessing
The process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
the process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
- when a stimuli or task is happening in predictable ways, al…
- when a stimuli or task is happening in predictable ways, al…
Sensation
The process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
Perception
the process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
101 terms
Sensation & Perception - AP Psychology
sensation
perception
bottom-up processing
top-down processing
the process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
the process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
analysis that begins with the sense receptors and works up to…
information processing guided by higher-level mental process,…
sensation
the process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
perception
the process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
95 terms
AP Psychology Sensation & Perception
Sensation
difference threshold
perception
Weber's law
the raw data of experience; sensory stimulation; example are…
Just Noticeable Difference (JND); the smallest change in stim…
the mental process of sorting, identifying, and arranging raw…
developed the 1930s by Ernst Weber; the principle that accoun…
Sensation
the raw data of experience; sensory stimulation; example are…
difference threshold
Just Noticeable Difference (JND); the smallest change in stim…
63 terms
AP Psychology - Sensation and Perception
sensation
perception
bottom-up processing
top-down processing
the process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
the process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
analysis that begins with the sensory receptors and works up…
information processing guided by higher-level mental processe…
sensation
the process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
perception
the process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
73 terms
AP Psychology- Sensation and Perception
absolute threshold
binocular cues
blind spot
cochlea
minimal amount of energy required to produce any sensation, 5…
visual messages/cues that require two eyes (retinal disparity…
place on the retina out where the optic nerve leaves the eye,…
snail-shaped structure in the inner ear; contains fluid that…
absolute threshold
minimal amount of energy required to produce any sensation, 5…
binocular cues
visual messages/cues that require two eyes (retinal disparity…
101 terms
Sensation & Perception - AP Psychology
Sensation
Perception
Bottom-up processing
Top-down processing
the process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
the process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
analysis that begins with the sense receptors and works up to…
information processing guided by higher-level mental process,…
Sensation
the process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
Perception
the process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
95 terms
AP Psychology Sensation & Perception
Sensation
difference threshold
perception
Weber's law
the raw data of experience; sensory stimulation; example are…
Just Noticeable Difference (JND); the smallest change in stim…
the mental process of sorting, identifying, and arranging raw…
developed the 1930s by Ernst Weber; the principle that accoun…
Sensation
the raw data of experience; sensory stimulation; example are…
difference threshold
Just Noticeable Difference (JND); the smallest change in stim…
59 terms
AP Psychology: Sensation and Perception
Absolute threshold
Accommodation
Selective Attention
Parallel Processing
In neuroscience and psychophysics, an absolute threshold is d…
involves altering one's existing schemas, or ideas, as a resu…
the process by which a person can selectively pick out one me…
The ability for the brain to process many things at once.
Absolute threshold
In neuroscience and psychophysics, an absolute threshold is d…
Accommodation
involves altering one's existing schemas, or ideas, as a resu…
52 terms
AP Psychology - Sensation and Perception
sensation
perception
bottom-up processing
top-down processing
the process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
the process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
analysis that begins with the sensory receptors and works up…
information processing guided by higher-level mental processe…
sensation
the process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
perception
the process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
59 terms
AP Psychology: Sensation and Perception
Absolute threshold
Accommodation
Selective Attention
Parallel Processing
In neuroscience and psychophysics, an absolute threshold is d…
involves altering one's existing schemas, or ideas, as a resu…
the process by which a person can selectively pick out one me…
The ability for the brain to process many things at once.
Absolute threshold
In neuroscience and psychophysics, an absolute threshold is d…
Accommodation
involves altering one's existing schemas, or ideas, as a resu…
32 terms
AP Psychology: Sensation and Perception
Absolute threshold
Selective Attention
Parallel Processing
Kinesthesis
lowest level of a stimulus —light, sound, touch, etc.—that an…
the process by which a person can pick out one message from a…
The ability for the brain to process many things at once.
body sense that provides information about the position and m…
Absolute threshold
lowest level of a stimulus —light, sound, touch, etc.—that an…
Selective Attention
the process by which a person can pick out one message from a…
59 terms
AP Psychology - Sensation and Perception
sensation
perception
bottom-up processing
top-down processing
the process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
the process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
analysis that begins with the sensory receptors and works up…
information processing guided by higher-level mental processe…
sensation
the process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
perception
the process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
71 terms
AP Psychology - Sensation and Perception
sensation
stimulus
absolute threshold
signal detection theory
the process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
a change in an organism's surroundings that causes the organi…
the lowest level of stimulation that a person can detect
a theory predicting how and when we detect the presence of a…
sensation
the process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
stimulus
a change in an organism's surroundings that causes the organi…
63 terms
AP Psychology - Sensation and Perception
sensation
perception
bottom-up processing
top-down processing
the process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
the process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
analysis that begins with the sensory receptors and works up…
information processing guided by higher-level mental processe…
sensation
the process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
perception
the process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
73 terms
AP Psychology - Sensation and Perception
visual system
auditory system
olfactory system
somasthetic system
receptors are rods and cones, allows a person to see
receptors are hair cells in cochlea, allows hearing
receptors are in the nasal cavity, allows smell, only system…
receptors are pacinian corpuscles and other receptors in on t…
visual system
receptors are rods and cones, allows a person to see
auditory system
receptors are hair cells in cochlea, allows hearing
59 terms
AP Psychology Sensation and Perception
Sensation
Perception
Bottom Up processing
Top down Processing
Process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system rec…
Process of organizing and interpreting sensory info... Ex. Actua…
perception begins with the stimulus itself... Ex. Going to a pla…
Process guided by higher levels of mental processes ... Ex. Not…
Sensation
Process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system rec…
Perception
Process of organizing and interpreting sensory info... Ex. Actua…
28 terms
AP Psychology - Sensation and Perception
sensation
perception
bottom-up processing
top-down processing
the process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
the process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
analysis that begins with the sensory receptors and works up…
information processing guided by higher-level mental processe…
sensation
the process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
perception
the process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
103 terms
AP Psychology Sensation and Perception
Sensation
Bottom-Up Process
Perception
Top-Down Processing
The physical detection of stimuli
Term for sensation describing how it is built without prior k…
The neural interpretation of stimuli
Term for perception which describes how it is developed using…
Sensation
The physical detection of stimuli
Bottom-Up Process
Term for sensation describing how it is built without prior k…
123 terms
AP Psychology - Sensation and Perception
prosopagnosia
sensation
perception
bottom up
face blindness; sensory perception (eyes) work perfectly, per…
sensory receptors and NS receive stimulus energies from the e…
process of organizing and interpreting sensory info, enabling…
use features of an object itself to build perception; most li…
prosopagnosia
face blindness; sensory perception (eyes) work perfectly, per…
sensation
sensory receptors and NS receive stimulus energies from the e…
AP Psychology Sensation and Perception
Psychophysics
accessory structure
sensory receptors
transduction
study of how physical stimuli from the environment are percei…
the part of a sense organ such as the lens of an eye or the o…
specialized cells that respond to certain energy fluctuations…
physical energy is converted into neural code, making it poss…
Psychophysics
study of how physical stimuli from the environment are percei…
accessory structure
the part of a sense organ such as the lens of an eye or the o…
72 terms
AP Psychology Sensation and Perception
Transduction
Sensory Adaptation
Sensory Adaptation Example
Sensory Habituation (also called Perce…
The translation of incoming stimuli into neural signals; neur…
Decreasing responsiveness to stimuli due to constant stimulat…
We eventually stop perceiving a persistent scent in a room
Our perception of sensations is partially determined by how f…
Transduction
The translation of incoming stimuli into neural signals; neur…
Sensory Adaptation
Decreasing responsiveness to stimuli due to constant stimulat…
59 terms
AP Psychology: Sensation and Perception
Sensation
Transduction
Absolute Threshold
Sensory Adaptation
the process that occurs when special receptors in the sense o…
the processes of converting outside stimuli into neural activ…
the lowest level of stimulation that a person can consciously…
tendency of sensory receptors cells to become less responsive…
Sensation
the process that occurs when special receptors in the sense o…
Transduction
the processes of converting outside stimuli into neural activ…
63 terms
AP Psychology - Sensation and Perception
sensation
perception
bottom-up processing
top-down processing
the process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
the process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
analysis that begins with the sensory receptors and works up…
information processing guided by higher-level mental processe…
sensation
the process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
perception
the process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
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