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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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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
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…
17 terms
Psychology: Sensation and Perception- VISION
How do sensory systems function?
What is sensation?
What is perception?
What is transduction?
The primary function of the senses is to act as biological tr…
The process of detecting physical energies with sensory organs
The mental process of organizing sensations into meaningful p…
This is done by our sense organs that are packed with special…
How do sensory systems function?
The primary function of the senses is to act as biological tr…
What is sensation?
The process of detecting physical energies with sensory organs
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…
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…
55 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…
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…
62 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…
53 terms
AP Psychology: Sensation and Perception
Absolute threshold
Accommodation
Selective Attention
Parallel Processing
the lowest level of a stimulus —light, sound, touch, etc.—tha…
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
the lowest level of a stimulus —light, sound, touch, etc.—tha…
Accommodation
involves altering one's existing schemas, or ideas, as a resu…
132 terms
Psychology-Sensation and Perception
sensation
perception
Data Reduction System
Transducer
the process by which the body gathers info from sense organs…
the process by which the brain organizes and interprets senso…
any system that selects, analyzes, and condenses info
a device that converts energy from one type to another
sensation
the process by which the body gathers info from sense organs…
perception
the process by which the brain organizes and interprets senso…
83 terms
Psychology- Sensation and Perception
Sensation
Perception
Absolute Threshold
Difference threshold/ Just Noticeable…
The process by which sensory receptors produce neural impulse…
A process that makes sensory patterns meaningful. to make thi…
The amount of stimulation necessary for a stimulus to be dete…
The smallest amount by which a stimulus can be changed and th…
Sensation
The process by which sensory receptors produce neural impulse…
Perception
A process that makes sensory patterns meaningful. to make thi…
89 terms
AP Psychology - Sensation and Perception
Prosopagnosia
Sensation
Perception
Bottom-up processing
A condition where people are unable to recognize familiar faces
Process in which the sense organs' receptor cells are stimula…
A person's cognitive (mental) interpretation of events.
Analysis that begins with the sensory receptors and works up…
Prosopagnosia
A condition where people are unable to recognize familiar faces
Sensation
Process in which the sense organs' receptor cells are stimula…
63 terms
AP Psychology- Sensation and Perception
sensation
psychophysics
stimulus
absolute threshold
the process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
the branch of psychology concerned with quantitative relation…
a change in an organism's surroundings that causes the organi…
the lowest level of stimulation that a person can detect
sensation
the process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
psychophysics
the branch of psychology concerned with quantitative relation…
74 terms
AP Psychology: Sensation and Perception
Absolute threshold
Accommodation
Parallel Processing
Kinesthesis
the lowest level of a stimulus —light, sound, touch, etc.—tha…
involves altering one's existing schemas, or ideas, as a resu…
The ability for the brain to process many things at once.
body sense that provides information about the position and m…
Absolute threshold
the lowest level of a stimulus —light, sound, touch, etc.—tha…
Accommodation
involves altering one's existing schemas, or ideas, as a resu…
59 terms
Psychology Sensation and Perception
sensation
top-down processing
bottom-up processing
perception
The process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
Information processing that draws on expectations and experie…
analysis that begins with the sensory receptors and works up…
The process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
sensation
The process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
top-down processing
Information processing that draws on expectations and experie…
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…
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…
73 terms
AP Psychology- 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…
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…
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…
48 terms
Psychology 103 - 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…
76 terms
Sensation & Perception (AP Psychology)
Sensation
Absolute Threshold
Signal Detection Theory
Weber's Law
-The process by which you detect physical energy from your en…
- Smallest amount of stimulus can perceive ... - Technical defi…
-predicts how and when we detect the presence of a faint stim…
-Difference threshold increase in proportion to the size of t…
Sensation
-The process by which you detect physical energy from your en…
Absolute Threshold
- Smallest amount of stimulus can perceive ... - Technical defi…
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…
95 terms
Psychology Sensation and Perception
Sensation
Perception
Bottom-Up Processing
Top-Down Processing
the stimulation of sense organs
the selection, organization, and interpretation of sensory in…
in form perception, progression from individual elements to t…
in form perception, a progression from the whole to elements
Sensation
the stimulation of sense organs
Perception
the selection, organization, and interpretation of sensory in…
26 terms
Psychology REA - Sensation & Perception
sensation
perception
psychophysics
signal detection theory
simplest form of experience resulting from stimulation of a s…
the reception of information through sensory receptors and in…
area of psychology that addresses the topic of sensation, inc…
ability to notice a stimulus will vary due to psychological f…
sensation
simplest form of experience resulting from stimulation of a s…
perception
the reception of information through sensory receptors and in…
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…
77 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…
101 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…
32 terms
AP Psychology: Sensation and Perception
Absolute threshold
Selective Attention
Parallel Processing
Kinesthesis
lowest level of a stimulus —light, sound, touch, etc.—that an…
the process by which a person can pick out one message from a…
The ability for the brain to process many things at once.
body sense that provides information about the position and m…
Absolute threshold
lowest level of a stimulus —light, sound, touch, etc.—that an…
Selective Attention
the process by which a person can pick out one message from a…
59 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…
52 terms
Psychology Sensation and Perception
absolute threshold
difference threshold
signal detection
sensory adaptation
smallest amount of stimulus we detect (50%)
smallest amount of stimulus before we detect change
experience, expectation, psychological state (fatigue), affec…
our sensitivity to an untouching stimulus after constant expo…
absolute threshold
smallest amount of stimulus we detect (50%)
difference threshold
smallest amount of stimulus before we detect change
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…
49 terms
Psychology: Sensation and Perception Terms
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…
92 terms
Psychology: Sensation and Perception
Sensation
Perception
Bottom-Up Processing
Top-Down Processing
Your window to the world; the process by which our sensory re…
Your view of the world; the process of organizing and interpr…
Analysis that begins with the sensory receptors and works up…
Information processing guided by higher level mental processe…
Sensation
Your window to the world; the process by which our sensory re…
Perception
Your view of the world; the process of organizing and interpr…
25 terms
Psychology - Sensation and Perception
Eardrum
Pitch
Loudness
Hammer, Anvil, Stirrup
The membrane that separates the outer ear from the middle ear…
Highness or lowness of a sound
A sensory characteristic of sound produced by the amplitude (…
The tiny bones that transmit vibrations to the inner ear
Eardrum
The membrane that separates the outer ear from the middle ear…
Pitch
Highness or lowness of a sound
91 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…
190 terms
Psychology GRE Sensation and Perception
Ernst Weber
Gustav Fechner
Psychophysics
absolute threshold
introduced Just Noticeable Difference
discovered the relationship between physical stimuli and psyc…
measures the relationship between physical stimuli and psycho…
The amount of stimulus energy needed for a person to say they…
Ernst Weber
introduced Just Noticeable Difference
Gustav Fechner
discovered the relationship between physical stimuli and psyc…
37 terms
Intro To 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…
71 terms
AP Psychology - Sensation and Perception
sensation
stimulus
absolute threshold
signal detection theory
the process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
a change in an organism's surroundings that causes the organi…
the lowest level of stimulation that a person can detect
a theory predicting how and when we detect the presence of a…
sensation
the process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
stimulus
a change in an organism's surroundings that causes the organi…
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