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#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…
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(Psychology 1) #4 Sensation & Perception
Sensation
Perception
Olfaction
Gustation
Process by which your sensory systems eyes, ears, and other s…
Process by which we organize and interpret incoming sensory i…
Smelling
Tasting
Sensation
Process by which your sensory systems eyes, ears, and other s…
Perception
Process by which we organize and interpret incoming sensory i…
Psychology 4: Sensation and Perception
sensation
perception
transduction
psychophysics
Simple stimulation of a sense organ. Basic registration of li…
The organization, identification, and interpretation of a sen…
Many sensors in the body convert physical signals from the en…
Methods that measure the strength of a stimulus and the obser…
sensation
Simple stimulation of a sense organ. Basic registration of li…
perception
The organization, identification, and interpretation of a sen…
77 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…
Psychology 4: Sensation and Perception
Psychophysics
Sensation
Perception
Color
Specialty area of psychology that studied sensory limits, sen…
Examines how our sense organs detect physical energy in the e…
Process used by the human brains to organize and interpret se…
The stimulus for vision is LIGHT
Psychophysics
Specialty area of psychology that studied sensory limits, sen…
Sensation
Examines how our sense organs detect physical energy in the e…
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Psychology Chapter 4: Sensation and Perception
Sensation:
Perception:
___ gives ____ meaning.
What does the brain do when it doesn't…
the process of receiving stimulus energies from the external…
the process of organizing and interpreting sensory information
Perception, sensation
it makes stuff up (hallucinations; isolation cell, quietest r…
Sensation:
the process of receiving stimulus energies from the external…
Perception:
the process of organizing and interpreting sensory information
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(4) Psychology: Sensation & Perception
Sensation
Perception
Transduction
Psychophysics
Simple stimulation of a sense organ
Organization, identification, and interpretation of a sensati…
What takes place when many sensors in the body convert physic…
Methods that measure the strength of a stimulus and the obser…
Sensation
Simple stimulation of a sense organ
Perception
Organization, identification, and interpretation of a sensati…
Psychology - Unit 4: Sensation and Perception
Sensation
Perception
Absolute Threshold
Difference Threshold
The stimulation of sensory receptors and the transmission of…
The process of organizing and interpreting sensory information.
The smallest amount of a particular stimulus that can be dete…
The minimum difference that an individual can detect between…
Sensation
The stimulation of sensory receptors and the transmission of…
Perception
The process of organizing and interpreting sensory information.
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Psychology Chapter 4 Sensation Perception
sensation
perception
transduction
sensory adaptation
the process by which stimulation of a sensory receptor produc…
a process that makes sensory patterns meaningful. It is perce…
transformation of one form of energy into another-especially…
loss of responsiveness in receptor cells that after stimulati…
sensation
the process by which stimulation of a sensory receptor produc…
perception
a process that makes sensory patterns meaningful. It is perce…
Psychology Chapter 4: Sensation and Perception
Sensation
Perception
Absolute Threshold
Difference Threshold
the stimulation of sensory receptors and the transmission of…
psychological process through which we interpret sensory info…
weakest amount of stimulus that can be sensed
psychological process through which we interpret sensory stim…
Sensation
the stimulation of sensory receptors and the transmission of…
Perception
psychological process through which we interpret sensory info…
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Psychology: Sensation and Perception 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 sense receptors and works up to…
information processing guided by higher-level mental processe…
sensation
the process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
perception
the process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
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Psychology 4: Sensation and Perception
sensation
perception
semantic interpretation
capture
It's reality. The process by which our sensory receptors and…
This is the reactive part. the selection, organization and in…
the way we experience reality is __ __ meaning that it's an i…
what is the quick and dirty definition of sensation
sensation
It's reality. The process by which our sensory receptors and…
perception
This is the reactive part. the selection, organization and in…
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Psychology 4 Sensation and Perception
sensation
perception
absolute thresholds (detection)
signal detection theory (SDT)
the process of taking in information from the environment (th…
how we recognize, interpret, and organize our sensations
the minimal amount of stimulation needed to detect a stimulus…
an approach to measuring detection thresholds: this theory ta…
sensation
the process of taking in information from the environment (th…
perception
how we recognize, interpret, and organize our sensations
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Psychology- Ch. 4 Sensation and Perception
Sensation
Perception
Absolute Threshold
Difference Threshold
The stimulation of sensory receptors and the transmissionof s…
The process in which we interpret sensory stimulation
The weakest amount of stimuli that can be sensed.
The difference between two stimuli
Sensation
The stimulation of sensory receptors and the transmissionof s…
Perception
The process in which we interpret sensory stimulation
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#4 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…
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…
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Psychology Ch. 4 Sensation and Perception
What is the difference between an abso…
What is the difference between sensati…
What is it called when a person adjust…
What 2 assumptions do subliminal messa…
Absolute: introduction to stimulation... Difference: change in s…
Sensation: basic experience of sensory stimulation... Perception…
Adaptation
1. That we can sense subliminal messages unconsciously... 2. The…
What is the difference between an abso…
Absolute: introduction to stimulation... Difference: change in s…
What is the difference between sensati…
Sensation: basic experience of sensory stimulation... Perception…
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Psychology- Chapter 4 (Sensation & Perception)
Sensation
Stimulus
Perception
What are our Six Senses
Process by which sense organs gather information about the en…
Physical events that are detectable by the senses and typical…
The interpretation of sensations
1. Seeing... 2. Hearing... 3. Touch ... 4. Taste... 5. Smell... 6. Proprioce…
Sensation
Process by which sense organs gather information about the en…
Stimulus
Physical events that are detectable by the senses and typical…
Psychology - Chapter 4: Sensation and Perception
Transduction
Sensory adaptation
Absolute threshold
Just noticeable difference (JND)
process of converting an external energy or substance into el…
activation is greatest when a stimulus is first. When our res…
lowest level of a stimulus needed for the nervous system to d…
the smallest change in the intensity of a stimulus that we ca…
Transduction
process of converting an external energy or substance into el…
Sensory adaptation
activation is greatest when a stimulus is first. When our res…
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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…
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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…
Psychology Ch.4-Sensation&Perception
Sensation
Perception
Transduction
Sensory Receptors
Detection of physical energy by sense organs, which then send…
The brains interpretation of raw sensory inputs
Process of converting external energy (ex. light) into electr…
Specialized cell responsible for converting external stimuli…
Sensation
Detection of physical energy by sense organs, which then send…
Perception
The brains interpretation of raw sensory inputs
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Chapter 4 Psychology-Sensation and Perception
prosopagnosia
sensation
perception
bottom-up processing
face blindness (bottom-up)
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…
prosopagnosia
face blindness (bottom-up)
sensation
the process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
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Psychology Unit 4 (Sensation and Perception)
Sensation
Perception
Top-Down Processing
Bottom-Up Processing
-The process by which our sensory receptors and nervous syste…
The process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
Information processing guided by higher-level mental processe…
Analysis that begins wit the sensory receptors and works up t…
Sensation
-The process by which our sensory receptors and nervous syste…
Perception
The process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
Psychology ch. 4 Sensation & Perception
sensation
perception
illusion
signal detection theory
detection of physical energy by sense organs, which then send…
the brain's interpretation of raw sensory inputs
perception in which the way we perceive a stimulus doesn't ma…
theory regarding how stimuli are detected under diff. conditi…
sensation
detection of physical energy by sense organs, which then send…
perception
the brain's interpretation of raw sensory inputs
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Psychology, Chapter 4: Sensation and Perception
Sensation
Perception
Stimuli
Receptors
the conversion of energy from the environment into a pattern…
The interpretation of sensory information
energies from the world around us that affect us in some way.
specialized cells that convert environmental energies into si…
Sensation
the conversion of energy from the environment into a pattern…
Perception
The interpretation of sensory information
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Psychology Chapter 4 Sensation & Perception
sensation
perception
absolute threshold
difference threshold
stimulation of sensory receptors and the transmission of sens…
psychological process through which we interpret sensory stim…
weakest amount of a stimulus that can be sensed
minimum amount of difference that can be detected between two…
sensation
stimulation of sensory receptors and the transmission of sens…
perception
psychological process through which we interpret sensory stim…
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Psychology Ch. 4 Sensation & Perception
Stimuli
Receptors
Electromagnetic Spectrum
Pupil
energies from the world around us that affect us in some way
specialized cells that convert environmental energies into si…
the continuum of all frequencies of radiated energy from gamm…
an adjustable opening that widens and narrows to control the…
Stimuli
energies from the world around us that affect us in some way
Receptors
specialized cells that convert environmental energies into si…
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Psychology Chap4: Sensation and Perception
Sensation
Transduction
Perception
Bottom-up processing
The process of receiving stimulus energies from the environme…
The process of transforming physical energy into electrochemi…
The brain's process of organizing and interpreting sensory in…
Processing that begins with sensory receptors registering env…
Sensation
The process of receiving stimulus energies from the environme…
Transduction
The process of transforming physical energy into electrochemi…
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Psychology Ch.4 Sensation and Perception
Sensation
Perception
A handful of principles all of our sen…
Psychophysics
the detection of physical energy by out sense organs, which s…
the brain's interpretation of raw sensory data
1. The external stimulus is converted by a sense reception in…
Study of how we perceive sensory stimuli based on their physi…
Sensation
the detection of physical energy by out sense organs, which s…
Perception
the brain's interpretation of raw sensory data
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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…
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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…
AP Psychology Unit 4 - Sensation, Perception, and Consciousness
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 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…
Psychology Chapter 4 - Sensation & Perception
Sensation
Transduction
Perception
Sensory adaptation
the detection of physical energy by sense organs (raw sensory…
conversion of stimulus to electrical signal
the brain's interpretation of raw sensory input (making sense…
a decrease in the noticeability of a stimulus over time (a bu…
Sensation
the detection of physical energy by sense organs (raw sensory…
Transduction
conversion of stimulus to electrical signal
Psychology Ch. 4- Sensation & Perception
Sensation
transduction
perception
synesthesia
detection of physical energy by sense organs, which then send…
the process of converting an external energy or substance int…
the brains interpretation of raw sensory inputs
a condition in which people experience cross-modal sensations…
Sensation
detection of physical energy by sense organs, which then send…
transduction
the process of converting an external energy or substance int…
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…
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Psychology Chapter 4: sensation and perception
sensation
perception
def. 2 sensation
def. 2 perception
immediate, basic components of a sense experience at the neut…
organization of sensation components into a recognizable form…
process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system rec…
process of organizing and interpreting sensory information, e…
sensation
immediate, basic components of a sense experience at the neut…
perception
organization of sensation components into a recognizable form…
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Psychology Ch. 4 Sensation and Perception
Prosopagnosia
Phonagnosia
Perception
Sensation
Face blindness
Inability to recognize familiar voices
The processes by which her brain organizes and interprets sen…
The process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
Prosopagnosia
Face blindness
Phonagnosia
Inability to recognize familiar voices
69 terms
#4 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…
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Psychology Topic 4: Sensation and Perception
sensation
bottom up processing
top down processing
absolute threshold
the process by which our sensory organs receive information f…
the nervous system sorts through all of the information and p…
expectations and experiences influence our interpretations
minimum amount of stimulus that a person can detect (50% of t…
sensation
the process by which our sensory organs receive information f…
bottom up processing
the nervous system sorts through all of the information and p…
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…
Psychology Chapter #4 (Sensation and Perception)
Sensation
Perception
Transduction
Sensory Adaptation
the process of detecting external events by sense organs and…
involves attending to, organizing and interpreting stimuli th…
the process in which physical or chemical stimulation is conv…
is reduction of activity in sensory receptors with repeated e…
Sensation
the process of detecting external events by sense organs and…
Perception
involves attending to, organizing and interpreting stimuli th…
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…
Psychology Topic 4: Sensation and Perception
Sensation
Perception
Physical Stimulus
Physiological Response
Basic processes by which sensory organs and the NS respond to…
The more complex organizing of sensory info within the brain…
The matter or energy in the world
The pattern of chemical and electrical activity in sense orga…
Sensation
Basic processes by which sensory organs and the NS respond to…
Perception
The more complex organizing of sensory info within the brain…
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AP Psychology 4 (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 process…
Sensation
The process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
Perception
The process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
#4 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…
psychology ch. 4 sensation and perception
size constancy:
lightness constancy:
vision loss in left visual field resul…
describe the case of D.B.
the tendency to see a figure as being the same size, despite…
the tendency to see an object as being the same, even under d…
brain surgery
he had blindsight. meaning he believed that he could not see…
size constancy:
the tendency to see a figure as being the same size, despite…
lightness constancy:
the tendency to see an object as being the same, even under d…
79 terms
Psychology Ch. 4: Sensation and Perception
Transduction
Sensory receptors
Sensory adaptation
Absolute threshold
conversion of an external stimulus into a neural signal
specialized cells that convert stimuli into neural signals
activation of receptors is greatest when a stimulus is first…
lowest level of a stimulus needed to be detected 50% of the t…
Transduction
conversion of an external stimulus into a neural signal
Sensory receptors
specialized cells that convert stimuli into neural signals
64 terms
#4 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…
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