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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
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…
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…
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…
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…
35 terms
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
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…
15 terms
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…
80 terms
AP Psychology: Sensation and Perception
sensation
perception
bottom up processing
top down processing
the process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
the process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
analysis that begins with the sensory receptors and works up…
information processing guided by higher-level mental processe…
sensation
the process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
perception
the process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
63 terms
AP Psychology - Sensation and Perception
sensation
perception
bottom-up processing
top-down processing
the process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
the process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
analysis that begins with the sensory receptors and works up…
information processing guided by higher-level mental processe…
sensation
the process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
perception
the process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
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
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…
63 terms
AP Psychology - Sensation and Perception
sensation
perception
bottom-up processing
top-down processing
the process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
the process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
analysis that begins with the sensory receptors and works up…
information processing guided by higher-level mental processe…
sensation
the process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
perception
the process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
63 terms
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…
14 terms
AP Psychology - Sensation and Perception
sensation
bottom-up processing
top-down processing
selective attention
the process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
analysis that begins with the sensory receptors and works up…
information processing guided by higher-level mental processe…
the focusing of conscious awareness on a particular stimulus.
sensation
the process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
bottom-up processing
analysis that begins with the sensory receptors and works up…
58 terms
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…
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
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
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
48 terms
Psychology 11 Sensation and Perception
sensation
perception
selective attention
cocktail party effect
the process by which we detect physical energy from the envir…
the process of recognizing, organizing, and interpreting phys…
the focusing of conscious awareness on one particular stimulus.
the ability to focus attention on a single talker among a mix…
sensation
the process by which we detect physical energy from the envir…
perception
the process of recognizing, organizing, and interpreting phys…
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
28 terms
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…
20 terms
Psychology (Sensation)
Stimulus
Threshold
Receptor
Exteroceptors
is any change inside our body and in the environment that bri…
is the minimum intensity of the stimulus capable for excitation
is any structure that is excitable to stimuli
are located in the different organs like the eye, ears, nose,…
Stimulus
is any change inside our body and in the environment that bri…
Threshold
is the minimum intensity of the stimulus capable for excitation
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…
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…
48 terms
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…
60 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…
107 terms
Psychology Chapter 3 (Sensation)
Sensation
Perception
Transduction
Adaption
Transmission of neural impulses to the brain, by activation o…
Our individual understanding and awareness of an environment.…
Conversion of stimuli received by the receptors into a form (…
Occurs very rapidly when odors and tastes are involved, loss…
Sensation
Transmission of neural impulses to the brain, by activation o…
Perception
Our individual understanding and awareness of an environment.…
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
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…
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…
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
79 terms
#4 Sensation & Perception (AP Psychology)
Sensation
Perception
Bottom-up processing
Top-Down Processing
-The process by which you detect physical energy from your en…
-The process of selecting, organizing, and interpreting sensa…
-When perceiving an object, we use only the features of the o…
- We perceive by filling in gaps in what we sense, this inclu…
Sensation
-The process by which you detect physical energy from your en…
Perception
-The process of selecting, organizing, and interpreting sensa…
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…
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…
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…
21 terms
Psychology Sensation
Sensation
Perception
Sensory Adaptation
Weber's Law
...
...
...
...
Sensation
...
Perception
...
70 terms
Sensation psychology
Sensation
Perception
Transduction
Sensory Receptors
Stimulation of sensory receptors lead to a sensory experience…
Organizing & interesting sensory information into something m…
Process of converting the stimulus into neural impulses
Specialized cells for each sense which detect the stimuli &a…
Sensation
Stimulation of sensory receptors lead to a sensory experience…
Perception
Organizing & interesting sensory information into something m…
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…
28 terms
Psychology-Sensation
Sensation
Absolute Threshold
Adaption
Bottom up proccessing
Process of receiving info from enviroment
Level of sensory stimulation necessary for sensation to occur
Loss of attention to unwanted info
Analysis to sensory receptor to sensory information
Sensation
Process of receiving info from enviroment
Absolute Threshold
Level of sensory stimulation necessary for sensation to occur
8 terms
Psychology: Sensation
Perception
Sensation
Perceptual organization
Identification/Recognition
The processes that organize information in the sensory image…
The process by which stimulation of sensory receptor gives ri…
The processes that put sensory information together to give t…
Two ways of attaching meaning to precepts
Perception
The processes that organize information in the sensory image…
Sensation
The process by which stimulation of sensory receptor gives ri…
28 terms
Psychology-Sensation
sensation
bottom-up processing
perception
top-down processing
the process by which sensory systems and nervous systems rece…
information processing that analyzes the raw stimuli entering…
the process of organizing and interpreting incoming sensory s…
information processing that draws on expectations and experie…
sensation
the process by which sensory systems and nervous systems rece…
bottom-up processing
information processing that analyzes the raw stimuli entering…
28 terms
Psychology-Sensation
sensation
bottom-up processing
perception
top-down processing
the process by which sensory systems and nervous systems rece…
information processing that analyzes the raw stimuli entering…
the process of organizing and interpreting incoming sensory s…
information processing that draws on expectations and experie…
sensation
the process by which sensory systems and nervous systems rece…
bottom-up processing
information processing that analyzes the raw stimuli entering…
52 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)
Iris
Pupil
Lens
Retina
regulates the amount of light going into the eye (colored part)
black opening where light enters
focuses light on the retina
has layers of sensory cells
Iris
regulates the amount of light going into the eye (colored part)
Pupil
black opening where light enters
57 terms
Psychology Sensation
accessory structures
Transduction
sensory adaptation
encoding
structures such as the lens of your eye that modify a stimulus
the process of converting incoming energy into neural activity
process through which responsiveness to an unchanging stimula…
translating the physical stimulus into a nerve cell that defi…
accessory structures
structures such as the lens of your eye that modify a stimulus
Transduction
the process of converting incoming energy into neural activity
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.
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