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AP Psychology: Chapter 6 Sensation and Perception Nolinscience
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…
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AP Psychology Chapter 6: 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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AP Psychology Chapter 6: 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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Chapter 6 - AP Psychology - "Sensation and Perception"
Sensation:
Perception:
Bottom-up Processing:
Top-down Processing:
The process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
How people select, organize, and comprehend neural impulses.
Sensory detection. (sensation) nerve to brain.
Information processing based on experiences/expectations. (pe…
Sensation:
The process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
Perception:
How people select, organize, and comprehend neural impulses.
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AP Psychology Chapter 6 Sensation and Perception
Sensation
Perception
Top-down processing
Bottom-up processing
The process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
The process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
Information processing guided by higher-level mental processe…
Analysis that begins with the sense receptors and works up to…
Sensation
The process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
Perception
The process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
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AP Psychology Chapter 6 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 sense receptors and works up to…
Information processing guided by highler-level mental process…
Sensation
the process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
Perception
the process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
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Chapter 6 : Sensation and 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 sensory receptors and works up…
information processing guided by higher-lever 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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AP Psychology, Chapter 6: Sensation and Perception
Sensation
Perception
Bottom-Up Processing
Top-Down Processing
The process where sensory receptors and nervous system receiv…
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 processe…
Sensation
The process where sensory receptors and nervous system receiv…
Perception
The process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
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AP Psychology, Chapter 6: 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 sense receptors and works up to…
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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AP Psychology: Chapter 6 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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AP Psychology Chapter 6: Sensation and Perception 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…
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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AP Psychology Chapter 6: 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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AP Psychology Chapter 6 Sensation and Perception Vocab
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 info, enab…
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 info, enab…
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AP Psychology Chapter 6: 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 - Chapter 6 Vocabulary. (Sensation & Perception)
Sensation
Preception
Bottom-up processing
Top-down processing
The process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
The process of organizing our sensory receptors and interpret…
Analysis that begins with the sensory receptors and works to…
Information processing guided by higher-level mental processe…
Sensation
The process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
Preception
The process of organizing our sensory receptors and interpret…
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AP Psychology Myers Chapter 6 (Sensation and Perception) Extra Study Material
Three basic steps for all our sensory…
Masking stimulus
Schemas
Amplitude
(1) receive sensory stimulation-often using specialized recep…
something that interrupts the brain's processing before consc…
concepts that organize and interpret unfamiliar information
height of wave-determines intensity
Three basic steps for all our sensory…
(1) receive sensory stimulation-often using specialized recep…
Masking stimulus
something that interrupts the brain's processing before consc…
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Mrs Tuttle psychology AP chapter 6 sensation & perception
sensation
top-down processing
perception
bottom-up processing
the process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
information processing guided by higher-level mental processe…
the process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
analysis that begins with the sensory receptors and works up…
sensation
the process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
top-down processing
information processing guided by higher-level mental processe…
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AP Psychology Myers Chapter 6 Master (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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AP Psychology Chapter 6: Sensation and Perception
bottom-up-processing
top-down processing
absolute threshold
signal detection theory
analysis that begins with the sensory receptors and works up…
information processing guided by higher-level mental processe…
the minimum stimulation needed to detect a particular experie…
a theory predicting how and when we detect the presence of a…
bottom-up-processing
analysis that begins with the sensory receptors and works up…
top-down processing
information processing guided by higher-level mental processe…
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AP Psychology Chapter 6- 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…
61 terms
AP Psychology Chapter 6: 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…
61 terms
AP Psychology Chapter 6: 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…
61 terms
AP Psychology Chapter 6: 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…
60 terms
AP Psychology Chapter 6: 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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AP Psychology Chapter 6: Sensation and Perception
Sensation
Perception
Bottom-Up Processing
Top-Down Processing
the process in taking in stimuli from the environment
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 processe…
Sensation
the process in taking in stimuli from the environment
Perception
The process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
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AP Psychology Chapter 6- Sensation and Perception
Sensation
Perception
Bottom-up Processing
Top-down Processing
The process by which our sensory system receptors and nervous…
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 system receptors and nervous…
Perception
The process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
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AP Psychology, Chapter 6: 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 sense receptors and works up to…
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 Chapter 6: 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 Chapter 6: 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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AP Psychology Chapter 6: 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: Chapter 6: Sensation And Perception 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…
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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AP Psychology Chapter 6 Vocab: 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…
61 terms
AP Psychology Chapter 6: 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…
61 terms
AP Psychology Chapter 6: 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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AP Psychology Chapter 6: 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 / chapter 6 - sensation and perception
sensation
perception
bottom-up processing
top-down processing
sensory receptors and nervous system receive and rep. stimulu…
organizing and interpreting sensory info. 2 recognize meaning…
analysis begins w/ sensory receptors and works up to brain's…
info. processing guided by higher-lvl mental processes like w…
sensation
sensory receptors and nervous system receive and rep. stimulu…
perception
organizing and interpreting sensory info. 2 recognize meaning…
63 terms
AP Psychology Chapter 6: 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…
61 terms
AP Psychology Chapter 6 vocab Sensation and Perception
sensation
top-down processing
perception
bottom-up processing
the process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
information processing guided by higher-level mental processe…
the process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
analysis that begins with the sensory receptors and works up…
sensation
the process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
top-down processing
information processing guided by higher-level mental processe…
63 terms
AP Psychology Chapter 6: Sensation & Perception
sensation
perception
bottom-up processing
top-down processing
process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system rec…
process or organizing and interpreting sensory information, e…
analysis that begins with the sensory receptors and works up…
information processing guided by higher-level mental processe…
sensation
process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system rec…
perception
process or organizing and interpreting sensory information, e…
AP Psychology Chapter 6 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 sense receptors and works up to…
Information processing guided by highler-level mental process…
Sensation
the process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
Perception
the process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
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AP Psychology Chapter 6 Sensation & Perception
Parallel Processing
Young-Helmholtz Theory
Opponent-process Theory
Feature Detectors
the processing of several aspects of a problem simultaneously…
The theory that the retina contains three different color rec…
the theory that opposing retinal processes (red-green, yellow…
nerve cells in the brain that respond to specific features of…
Parallel Processing
the processing of several aspects of a problem simultaneously…
Young-Helmholtz Theory
The theory that the retina contains three different color rec…
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AP Psychology Chapter 6 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 sense receptors and works up to…
Information processing guided by highler-level mental process…
Sensation
the process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
Perception
the process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
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AP psychology chapter 6 sensation and perception
sensation... ex: First seeing, touching,…
perception... ex: Looking at a painting (…
bottom-up processing... ex: Touching a ho…
top- down processing... ex:Our senses dur…
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... ex: First seeing, touching,…
the process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
perception... ex: Looking at a painting (…
the process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
61 terms
AP Psychology Chapter 6: 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…
108 terms
AP Psychology Chapter 6 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 sense receptors and works up to…
Information processing guided by highler-level mental process…
Sensation
the process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
Perception
the process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
72 terms
AP Psychology Chapter 6 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 sense receptors and works up to…
Information processing guided by highler-level mental process…
Sensation
the process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
Perception
the process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
AP Psychology Chapter 6 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 sense receptors and works up to…
Information processing guided by highler-level mental process…
Sensation
the process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
Perception
the process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
72 terms
AP Psychology Chapter 6 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 sense receptors and works up to…
Information processing guided by highler-level mental process…
Sensation
the process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
Perception
the process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
62 terms
AP Psychology, Chapter 6: 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 sense receptors and works up to…
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…
38 terms
AP Psychology Chapter 6: 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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