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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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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 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…
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…
87 terms
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…
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…
73 terms
Myers for AP Psychology Unit 4: Sensation/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…
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…
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…
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…
73 terms
Unit 4 - AP Psychology
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…
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…
73 terms
Myers Psychology for AP - 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…
56 terms
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…
73 terms
Myers Psychology for AP - 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
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…
70 terms
AP Psychology Unit 4 - 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…
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…
72 terms
RV Myers Psychology for AP - Unit 4
absolute threshold
cocktail party effect
binocular cues
blind spot
Minimal amount of energy required to produce any sensation, 5…
The phenomenon of being able to focus one's auditory attentio…
Visual messages/cues that require two eyes (retinal disparity…
Place on the retina out where the optic nerve leaves the eye,…
absolute threshold
Minimal amount of energy required to produce any sensation, 5…
cocktail party effect
The phenomenon of being able to focus one's auditory attentio…
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…
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…
63 terms
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…
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…
72 terms
Myers Psychology for AP - 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…
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
Unit 4 AP Psychology
Perceptual adaptation
Perceptual set
Extrasensory perception
Parapsychology
Envisions the ability to adjust to an artificially displaced…
A mental predisposition to perceive one thing and not another
The controversial claim that perception can occur apart from…
...
Perceptual adaptation
Envisions the ability to adjust to an artificially displaced…
Perceptual set
A mental predisposition to perceive one thing and not another
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
AP Psychology Unit 4
Addiction
Alpha waves
Amphetamines
Barbiturates
compulsive drug craving and use.
brain wave of awake relaxed person
drugs that increase energy and stimulate neural activity
drugs that reduce anxiety and depress central nervous system…
Addiction
compulsive drug craving and use.
Alpha waves
brain wave of awake relaxed person
74 terms
AP Psychology Unit 4
Central nervous system (CNS)
Peripheral nervous system (PNS)
Franz gall and phrenology
Biological Psychologist
- The brain and spinal cord... - 90% of the bodies' neurons
- Division that connects the central nervous system to the re…
- Franz Josef Gall was a neuroanatomist, physiologist, and pi…
- Branch of psychology that studies the physiological causes…
Central nervous system (CNS)
- The brain and spinal cord... - 90% of the bodies' neurons
Peripheral nervous system (PNS)
- Division that connects the central nervous system to the re…
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…
64 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…
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