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63 terms
AP Psychology Unit 4
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…
68 terms
AP Psychology Unit 4
binocular cues
blind spot
cochlea
cones
visual messages/cues that only require one eye
place on the retina out where the ganglion cells axons leads…
snail-shaped structure in the inner ear; contains fluid that…
visual receptor cells; located in retina; 8 million in each e…
binocular cues
visual messages/cues that only require one eye
blind spot
place on the retina out where the ganglion cells axons leads…
63 terms
AP Psychology Unit 4
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: unit 4
Sensation
Perception
Bottom-up processing
Top-down processing
1) the process by which our sensory receptors and nervous sys…
1) the process of organizing and interpreting sensory informa…
1) analysis that begins with the sensory receptors and works…
1) information processing guided by higher-level mental proce…
Sensation
1) the process by which our sensory receptors and nervous sys…
Perception
1) the process of organizing and interpreting sensory informa…
AP Psychology Unit 4
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…
67 terms
AP Psychology Unit 4
sensation
perception
bottom up processing
top down processing
sensory receptors and nervous system receive and represent st…
organizing and interpreting sensory information which then al…
Analyzing from small details to big picture or holistic views
analyzing from big picture or holistic view to small details
sensation
sensory receptors and nervous system receive and represent st…
perception
organizing and interpreting sensory information which then al…
63 terms
AP Psychology Unit 4 - 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…
45 terms
AP Psychology Unit 4 - Learning
learning
habituation
associative learning
classical conditioning
a relatively permanent change in an organism's behavior due t…
decreasing responsiveness with repeated stimulation. As infan…
learning that certain events occur together. The events may b…
a type of learning in which one learns to link two or more st…
learning
a relatively permanent change in an organism's behavior due t…
habituation
decreasing responsiveness with repeated stimulation. As infan…
63 terms
AP Psychology Unit 4
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…
66 terms
AP Psychology Unit 4
Perceptual Set
Sensation
Perception
Bottom Up Processing
A mental predisposition to perceive one thing and not the other
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…
Perceptual Set
A mental predisposition to perceive one thing and not the other
Sensation
the process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
63 terms
AP Psychology Unit 4
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…
AP Psychology Unit 4
Sensation
Perception
Bottom-Up Processing
Top-Down Processing
Process by which our sensory receptors recieve stimulus energ…
Process by organizing and interpreting sensory information. E…
Begins with sensory receptors that send up to the brain
Conducted by higher level mental processes, construct drawing…
Sensation
Process by which our sensory receptors recieve stimulus energ…
Perception
Process by organizing and interpreting sensory information. E…
63 terms
AP Psychology Unit 4 - 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- Unit 4
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…
61 terms
AP Psychology Unit 4 (Myers)
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 sensory receptors and works up to t…
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…
AP Psychology - Unit 4 Vocabulary
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…
Analysis guided by higher-level mental processes, as when we…
sensation
The process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
perception
The process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
AP Psychology: Unit 4: Sensation & 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 sense receptors and works up to…
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 sense receptors and works up to…
AP Psychology Unit 4
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…
66 terms
AP Psychology Unit 4
Sensation
Perception
Bottom-up Processing
Top-down Processing
Text: The process by which our sensory receptors and nervous…
Text: The process of organizing and interpreting sensory info…
Text: Analysis that begins with the sensory receptors and wor…
Text: Information processing guided by higher-level mental pr…
Sensation
Text: The process by which our sensory receptors and nervous…
Perception
Text: The process of organizing and interpreting sensory info…
64 terms
AP Psychology Unit 4 - 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
EHS AP Psychology Unit 4 - 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 Unit 4 - 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…
85 terms
AP Psychology Unit 4
sensation
perception
bottom-up processing
top down processing
The process by which are 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 are sensory receptors and nervous system…
perception
The process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
63 terms
AP Psychology Unit 4
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…
30 terms
AP Psychology Unit 4
opponent-process theory
audition
frequency
pitch
the theory that opposing retinal processes (red-green, yellow…
the sense or act of hearing.
the number of complete wavelengths that pass a point in a giv…
a tone's experienced highness or lowness; depends on frequency.
opponent-process theory
the theory that opposing retinal processes (red-green, yellow…
audition
the sense or act of hearing.
80 terms
AP Psychology Unit 4
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…
AP Psychology Unit 4
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…
60 terms
AP Psychology Unit 4
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
Myers for AP Psychology Unit 4
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…
73 terms
AP Psychology Unit 4
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…
57 terms
AP Psychology Unit 4
sensation
perception
bottom-up processing
top-down processing
process by which sensory receptors & nervous system receive s…
process of organizing & interpreting sensory info
analysis beginning w/ sensory receptors & working up to brain…
info processing guided by higher level mental processes
sensation
process by which sensory receptors & nervous system receive s…
perception
process of organizing & interpreting sensory info
AP Psychology - Unit 4
sensation
sensory receptors
psychopysics
absolute threshold
process by which we receive, transform, and process stimuli p…
detect stimuli from outside world; are sensitive; form of lig…
how we experience such stimuli
smallest amount of stimulus reliably detected
sensation
process by which we receive, transform, and process stimuli p…
sensory receptors
detect stimuli from outside world; are sensitive; form of lig…
73 terms
Myers for AP Psychology Unit 4
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…
53 terms
Myers for AP Psychology Unit 4
absolute threshold
binocular cues
blind spot
Just Noticeable Difference
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,…
difference threshold; the smallest change in stimulation that…
absolute threshold
minimal amount of energy required to produce any sensation, 5…
binocular cues
visual messages/cues that require two eyes (retinal disparity…
63 terms
AP Psychology Unit 4
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…
AP Psychology Unit 4 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…
AP Psychology Unit 4
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…
35 terms
AP Psychology Unit 4
blind spot
cones
difference threshold
bottom-up processing
place on the retina out where the ganglion cells axons leads…
visual receptor cells; located in retina; 8 million in each e…
Just Noticeable Difference (JND); the smallest change in stim…
Starts with basic sensory information
blind spot
place on the retina out where the ganglion cells axons leads…
cones
visual receptor cells; located in retina; 8 million in each e…
AP Psychology Unit 4
Phrenology
Biological perspective
Big findings in neuroscience (5)
Neuron
Studying of the bumps on skulls... Believed to reveal a person's…
Concerned w/ the lines b/w biology and behavior ... Psychologist…
1. Body is cells... 2. Electrical signals "talk" b/w cells... 3. Br…
A nerve cells... Basic building block of the nervous system
Phrenology
Studying of the bumps on skulls... Believed to reveal a person's…
Biological perspective
Concerned w/ the lines b/w biology and behavior ... Psychologist…
AP Psychology Unit 4
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 Unit 4
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…
AP Psychology Unit 4
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…
69 terms
Myers for AP Psychology Unit 4: SENSATION & PERCEPTION
sensation
perception
bottom-up processing
top-down processing
the raw data of experience; sensory stimulation. Ex: Our eyes…
the mental process of sorting, identifying, and arranging raw…
Starts with basic sensory information
Constructing perceptions based on our experiences and expecta…
sensation
the raw data of experience; sensory stimulation. Ex: Our eyes…
perception
the mental process of sorting, identifying, and arranging raw…
AP Psychology Unit 4
Cocktail-party phenomenon
Sensation
Perception
Energy senses
ability to concentrate on one stimuli while excluding otherss
how we receive and process information from the environment
how the brain interprets & organizes the sensory detection
vision, hearing and touch
Cocktail-party phenomenon
ability to concentrate on one stimuli while excluding otherss
Sensation
how we receive and process information from the environment
63 terms
BT AP Psychology Unit 4 - 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…
75 terms
AP Psychology unit 4
Face blindness illustrates the distinc…
sensation
Perception
Bottom-up processing
sensation;perception
the process of our sensory and nervous system receive informa…
the process of our brain organizing and interpreting sensory…
analysis that begins with the sensory receptors and works up…
Face blindness illustrates the distinc…
sensation;perception
sensation
the process of our sensory and nervous system receive informa…
AP Psychology Unit 4
Perception
Kinesthetic Sense
Vestibular Sense
Transduction
the process through which we interpret and consciously experi…
orientation of the body to itself and all its parts (coordina…
orientation of the body in the world (balance)
turning environmental info into neural impulses
Perception
the process through which we interpret and consciously experi…
Kinesthetic Sense
orientation of the body to itself and all its parts (coordina…
70 terms
AP Psychology Unit 4 : 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…
AP Psychology Unit 4
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…
67 terms
AP Psychology Unit 4
sensation
perception
bottom up processing
top down processing
sensory receptors and nervous system receive and represent st…
organizing and interpreting sensory information which then al…
Analyzing from small details to big picture or holistic views
analyzing from big picture or holistic view to small details
sensation
sensory receptors and nervous system receive and represent st…
perception
organizing and interpreting sensory information which then al…
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