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32 terms
Psychology: Sensation
Light is...
Visible light is...
Light Wavelength
Rods
electromagnetic energy
broken up into main colors based on wavelength and frequency
- Visual receptor cells located in the retina that can only d…
Light is...
electromagnetic energy
Visible light is...
broken up into main colors based on wavelength and frequency
32 terms
Psychology: Sensation
Light is...
Visible light is...
Light Wavelength
Rods
electromagnetic energy
broken up into main colors based on wavelength and frequency
- Visual receptor cells located in the retina that can only d…
Light is...
electromagnetic energy
Visible light is...
broken up into main colors based on wavelength and frequency
56 terms
Sensation Psychology
sensation
perception
prosopagnosia
bottom up processing
the detection of physical energy (a stimulus) from the enviro…
the selection, organization, and interpretation of sensations
a severe deficit in recognizing familiar people form their fa…
the entry level analysis of sensations; we use the features o…
sensation
the detection of physical energy (a stimulus) from the enviro…
perception
the selection, organization, and interpretation of sensations
Psychology: Sensation
Rods
Cones
Trichromatic theory
Frequency...
- Visual receptor cells located in the retina that can only d…
- Visual receptors cells that can detect sharp details and co…
Cones are sensitive to red, green, blue light
determines pitch
Rods
- Visual receptor cells located in the retina that can only d…
Cones
- Visual receptors cells that can detect sharp details and co…
Psychology: Sensation
PSYCHOPHYSICS
VISION... 1. Structure of the eye... a. Cor…
VISION... 1. Structure of the eye... b. Pupil
VISION... 1. Structure of the eye... c. Iris
the relationship between sensory stimuli and individual psych…
transparent outer bulge in front of the eye
dark circle in center of eye
colored muscle that controls the amount of light that enters…
PSYCHOPHYSICS
the relationship between sensory stimuli and individual psych…
VISION... 1. Structure of the eye... a. Cor…
transparent outer bulge in front of the eye
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…
92 terms
Psychology 11 Sensation and Perception
Sensation
Perception
Absolute Threshold
Subliminal
The process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
The process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
The minimum stimulation needed to detect a particular stimulu…
Below one's absolute threshold for conscious awareness
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…
72 terms
Sensation - Psychology
Sensation
Bottom-up processing
Top-up processing
Inattentional blindness
the process by which we receive physical energy from the envi…
analysis that begins with the sensory receptors and works up…
information processing guided by higher-level mental processe…
failing to see visible objects when our attention is directed…
Sensation
the process by which we receive physical energy from the envi…
Bottom-up processing
analysis that begins with the sensory receptors and works up…
32 terms
Psychology: Sensation
Light is...
Visible light is...
Light Wavelength
Rods
electromagnetic energy
broken up into main colors based on wavelength and frequency
- Visual receptor cells located in the retina that can only d…
Light is...
electromagnetic energy
Visible light is...
broken up into main colors based on wavelength and frequency
Sensation Psychology
sensation
perception
prosopagnosia
bottom up processing
the detection of physical energy (a stimulus) from the enviro…
the selection, organization, and interpretation of sensations
a severe deficit in recognizing familiar people form their fa…
the entry level analysis of sensations; we use the features o…
sensation
the detection of physical energy (a stimulus) from the enviro…
perception
the selection, organization, and interpretation of sensations
10 terms
Psychology: Sensation
Absolute Threshold
Sensation
Subliminal Stimulation
Difference threshold
Reference to the weakest amount of a stimulus that a person c…
The stimulation of sensory receptors and the transmission of…
Sensory stimulation that is below a persons absolute threshol…
The minimal difference in intensity required between two sour…
Absolute Threshold
Reference to the weakest amount of a stimulus that a person c…
Sensation
The stimulation of sensory receptors and the transmission of…
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…
Psychology: Sensation
Sensation
Perception
Psychophysics
Absolute threshold
Encoding environmental energy or chemicals in terms of neural…
Organization and interpretation of neural signals.
Study of the relation between physical quantities and psychol…
Weakest stimulus detected 50% of the time.
Sensation
Encoding environmental energy or chemicals in terms of neural…
Perception
Organization and interpretation of neural signals.
49 terms
Psychology - Sensation
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…
Psychology: Sensation
sensation
bottom-up processing
perception
top-down processing
The process by which sensory systems (eyes, ears, and other s…
Information processing that analyzes the raw stimuli entering…
The process of organizing and interpreting incoming sensory i…
Information processing that draws on expectations and experie…
sensation
The process by which sensory systems (eyes, ears, and other s…
bottom-up processing
Information processing that analyzes the raw stimuli entering…
51 terms
Psychology: sensation
Sesation
Absolute threshold
Adaption
What are the 5 human senses
The process of recieving info from the environment
The level of sensory stimulation to occur
The gradual loss of attention to unneeded or unwanted sensory…
Vision, hearing, touch, smell and taste
Sesation
The process of recieving info from the environment
Absolute threshold
The level of sensory stimulation to occur
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…
50 terms
Psychology- Sensation
Perception
sensation
When listening to a song, "absolute th…
Difference threshold
process of creating meaningful patterns from raw sensory info…
processing of raw sensory information
the point at which you can hear it
point at which a person can detect a change in a stimulus 50%…
Perception
process of creating meaningful patterns from raw sensory info…
sensation
processing of raw sensory information
AP Psychology: Sensation and Perception
sensation
perception
bottom up processing
top down processing
Sensory receptors receive external stimuli & take transducted…
Process of attending, organizing and interpreting sensory inf…
Noticing little detail 1st then to big picture
Noticing big picture 1st then little detail
sensation
Sensory receptors receive external stimuli & take transducted…
perception
Process of attending, organizing and interpreting sensory inf…
Psychology-Sensation
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…
46 terms
Psychology: Sensation
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…
7 terms
Psychology: Sensation and Perception
sensation
perception
absolute threshold
signal-detection theory
the stimulation of sensory receptors and the transmission of…
the psychological process through which we interpret sensory…
the weakest amount of a stimulus that can be sensed.
a method of distinguishing sensory stimuli that takes into ac…
sensation
the stimulation of sensory receptors and the transmission of…
perception
the psychological process through which we interpret sensory…
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…
32 terms
Sensation Psychology
The combination of sensation and perce…
Absolute threshold
Length of Dark Adaptation
Length of Light Adaptation
consciousness
minimun level of sense for our body/brain to pick up on
30 minutes
1 minute
The combination of sensation and perce…
consciousness
Absolute threshold
minimun level of sense for our body/brain to pick up on
5 terms
Psychology- Sensation
Sensation
What is the absolute threshold for sen…
what is the difference threshold for s…
adaption
process of receiving information from the environment
lowest level of stimulation needed for it to register
minimum amount that two things must differ in order for us to…
gradual loss of attention to unneeded or unwanted information
Sensation
process of receiving information from the environment
What is the absolute threshold for sen…
lowest level of stimulation needed for it to register
Sensation- Psychology
Sensation
Perception
Bottom-Up Processing
Top- Down Processing
A physical feeling or perception resulting from something tha…
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
A physical feeling or perception resulting from something tha…
Perception
The process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
45 terms
Psychology. SENSATION.
sensation
bottom-up processing
top-down processing
psychophysics
process by which we detect physical energy from the environme…
analysis that begins with the sensory receptors and works up…
information processing guided by higher-level mental processes
study of relationships between physical characteristics of st…
sensation
process by which we detect physical energy from the environme…
bottom-up processing
analysis that begins with the sensory receptors and works up…
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…
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…
38 terms
Psychology, Sensation
Wave length
Frequency
Amplitude
Loudness
Distance between peaks
Number of complete waves or cycles that past a given point pe…
Height of the wave from the baseline to the peak
Refers to the loudness of the sound measured in decibels
Wave length
Distance between peaks
Frequency
Number of complete waves or cycles that past a given point pe…
48 terms
Psychology - Sensation
Sensation (Awareness)
Bottom Up Processing
Perception (interpretation)
Top Down Processing
The process by which sensory systems and the nervous system r…
Information processing that analyzes raw stimuli entering thr…
The process of organizing and interpreting incoming sensory i…
Information processing that draws on experiences and expectat…
Sensation (Awareness)
The process by which sensory systems and the nervous system r…
Bottom Up Processing
Information processing that analyzes raw stimuli entering thr…
28 terms
Psychology--Sensation and Perception
Absolute Threshold
Binocular cues
Blind spot
Cochlea
amount of stimulation necessary for a stimulus to be detected
information taken in by both eyes that aid in depth perception
the point where the optic nerve exits the eye and where there…
bony, spiral-shaped, fluid-filled tube in the inner ear throu…
Absolute Threshold
amount of stimulation necessary for a stimulus to be detected
Binocular cues
information taken in by both eyes that aid in depth perception
67 terms
Psychology- Sensation
Sensation
Perception
Absolute threshold
Adaptation
stimulation of sensory receptors by the environment. Listenin…
interpretation of these senses.
the weakest amount of stimulus than can be detected 50% of th…
the action or process of adapting or being adapted.
Sensation
stimulation of sensory receptors by the environment. Listenin…
Perception
interpretation of these senses.
21 terms
Psychology Sensation
Sensation
Perception
Sensory Adaptation
Weber's Law
...
...
...
...
Sensation
...
Perception
...
7 terms
Psychology ~ Sensation
Sensation
Perception
Psychophysics
Absolute Threshold
what occurs when a stimulus activates a receptor (data about…
the organization of sensory information into meaningful exper…
the study of the relationships between sensory experiences an…
the weakest amount of a stimulus that a person can detect hal…
Sensation
what occurs when a stimulus activates a receptor (data about…
Perception
the organization of sensory information into meaningful exper…
Psychology-Sensation
Sensation
Perception
Absolute threshold
Difference threshold
process that allows our brains to take info from our 5 senses
Process of recognizing and interpreting sensory stilmuli
smallest level of energy required by an external stimulus to…
...
Sensation
process that allows our brains to take info from our 5 senses
Perception
Process of recognizing and interpreting sensory stilmuli
Psychology Review - 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…
13 terms
Sensation Psychology
Sensation
Bottom Up
Perception
Top Down
our sensory system receives stimuli or information from the e…
processing of information focuses on raw material entering th…
the process by which we select, organize and interpret sensor…
processing information depends on experiences and expectation…
Sensation
our sensory system receives stimuli or information from the e…
Bottom Up
processing of information focuses on raw material entering th…
23 terms
psychology-SENSATION
signal detection theory
top-down processing
transduction
Weber's Law
a theory predicting how and when we detect the presence of a…
information processing guided by higher-level mental processe…
conversion of one form of energy into another. In sensation,…
the principle that, to be perceived as different, two stimuli…
signal detection theory
a theory predicting how and when we detect the presence of a…
top-down processing
information processing guided by higher-level mental processe…
39 terms
Psychology: Module 9 (Sensation)
sensation
bottom-up processing
perception
top-down processing
The process by which our sensory systems (eyes, ears, and oth…
Information processing that emphasizes the importance of the…
Conscious process of organizing and interpreting data from th…
Information processing guided by higher-level mental processe…
sensation
The process by which our sensory systems (eyes, ears, and oth…
bottom-up processing
Information processing that emphasizes the importance of the…
Psychology Sensation
Interposition
Relative Size
Relative Clarity
Texture Gradient
if something is blocking our view, we perceive it as closer
if we know that two objects are similar in size, the one that…
we assume hazy objects are farther away
the coarser it looks the closer it is
Interposition
if something is blocking our view, we perceive it as closer
Relative Size
if we know that two objects are similar in size, the one that…
39 terms
Psychology: Sensation
sensation
perception
bottom-up processing
top-down processing
the detection of environmental stimuli, such as sounds, objec…
the experience of detecting those environmental stimuli--it r…
sensory receptors relay information to the brain; brain inter…
previous experience and expectations affect the detection and…
sensation
the detection of environmental stimuli, such as sounds, objec…
perception
the experience of detecting those environmental stimuli--it r…
Psychology: Sensation
Absolute sensory threshold
Blind spot
Capsaicin
Cataract
The minimum amount an average human can detect 50% of the tim…
on the back of the eyeball where there are no receptors
triggers the release of substance p
when the eyes get blurry
Absolute sensory threshold
The minimum amount an average human can detect 50% of the tim…
Blind spot
on the back of the eyeball where there are no receptors
Psychology- sensation
sensation
absolute threshold
difference threshold
just-noticeable difference
stimulation of sensory receptors and the transmission of sens…
weakest amount of a stimulus that can be sensed
the minimum amount of difference that can be detected between…
when someone turns up the volume slightly on the tv and you c…
sensation
stimulation of sensory receptors and the transmission of sens…
absolute threshold
weakest amount of a stimulus that can be sensed
Psychology Sensation
Sensation
Perception
Bottom up processing
Top down processing
The physical energy we detect from the environment and encode…
How we select, interpret and organize our sensations
Sense receptors detect stimuli and send to the brain
information processing guided by higher-level mental processes
Sensation
The physical energy we detect from the environment and encode…
Perception
How we select, interpret and organize our sensations
64 terms
Sensation Psychology
sensation
transduction
sensory adaptation
perception
relatively meaningless bits of information that result when t…
process in which a sense organ changes or transforms physical…
the decreasing response of the sense organs there they are ex…
meaningful sensory experiences that result after the brain co…
sensation
relatively meaningless bits of information that result when t…
transduction
process in which a sense organ changes or transforms physical…
49 terms
Psychology Sensation
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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