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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…
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…
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…
69 terms
AP Psych: 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: 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…
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…
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…
87 terms
AP Psych Sensation & Perception
Sensation
Bottom-Up Processing
Top-Down Processing
Transduction
-the process by which our sensory receptors & nervous system…
-analysis that begins with the sensory receptors & works up t…
-info processing guided by higher level mental processes, as…
-conversion of 1 form of energy into another... -in sensation, t…
Sensation
-the process by which our sensory receptors & nervous system…
Bottom-Up Processing
-analysis that begins with the sensory receptors & works up t…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
95 terms
AP Psychology Sensation & Perception
Sensation
difference threshold
perception
Weber's law
the raw data of experience; sensory stimulation; example are…
Just Noticeable Difference (JND); the smallest change in stim…
the mental process of sorting, identifying, and arranging raw…
developed the 1930s by Ernst Weber; the principle that accoun…
Sensation
the raw data of experience; sensory stimulation; example are…
difference threshold
Just Noticeable Difference (JND); the smallest change in stim…
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…
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…
120 terms
AP Psych: Sensation and Perception
Visual Agnosia
Sensation
Perception
Pyschophysics
Inability to recognize objects through sight
detection of a physical stimulus in the environment
Interpretation of sensation
The study of how physical stimuli are translated into psychol…
Visual Agnosia
Inability to recognize objects through sight
Sensation
detection of a physical stimulus in the environment
95 terms
AP Psych sensation and perception
4 tasks of the auditory system:
of the 4 auditory system tasks, which…
the outer ear includes:
what is the pinna?
1. Pick up stimulus energy from the world around us... 2. change…
1. pick up stimulus from the world around us ... and... 2. change t…
the pinna, ear canal and ear drum (can also be considered as…
the visible part of the ear
4 tasks of the auditory system:
1. Pick up stimulus energy from the world around us... 2. change…
of the 4 auditory system tasks, which…
1. pick up stimulus from the world around us ... and... 2. change t…
95 terms
AP Psychology Sensation & Perception
Sensation
difference threshold
perception
Weber's law
the raw data of experience; sensory stimulation; example are…
Just Noticeable Difference (JND); the smallest change in stim…
the mental process of sorting, identifying, and arranging raw…
developed the 1930s by Ernst Weber; the principle that accoun…
Sensation
the raw data of experience; sensory stimulation; example are…
difference threshold
Just Noticeable Difference (JND); the smallest change in stim…
143 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…
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…
71 terms
AP Psych - Sensation & Perception
Absolute threshold
Accommodation (vision)
Acuity
afterimage
the minimum stimulation needed to detect a particular stimulu…
the process by which the eye's lens changes shape to focus ne…
the sharpness of vision.
an image (usually a negative image) that persists after stimu…
Absolute threshold
the minimum stimulation needed to detect a particular stimulu…
Accommodation (vision)
the process by which the eye's lens changes shape to focus ne…
61 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…
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…
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…
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…
81 terms
AP Psychology: Sensation and Perception
Sensation
Perception
Vestibular Sense
Kinesthetic Sense
The process of attending to and taking in stimuli from the en…
The interpretation and organization of sensory information
Whole body balance or equilibrium; housed in the inner ear
A sense of body part position and movement
Sensation
The process of attending to and taking in stimuli from the en…
Perception
The interpretation and organization of sensory information
67 terms
AP Psychology: Perception and 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…
Info processing guided by higher level processes, as when we…
Sensation
The process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
Perception
The process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
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…
87 terms
AP Psych Sensation & Perception
Sensation
Bottom-Up Processing
Top-Down Processing
Transduction
-the process by which our sensory receptors & nervous system…
-analysis that begins with the sensory receptors & works up t…
-info processing guided by higher level mental processes, as…
-conversion of 1 form of energy into another... -in sensation, t…
Sensation
-the process by which our sensory receptors & nervous system…
Bottom-Up Processing
-analysis that begins with the sensory receptors & works up t…
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…
AP Psychology- Sensation & Perception
Sensation
Perception
Absolute Threshold
Signal Detection Theory
The process by which we receive information from the environm…
Process of selecting information from the environment
The minimum stimulation necessary to detect a particular ligh…
Predicts when we will detect weak signals
Sensation
The process by which we receive information from the environm…
Perception
Process of selecting information from the environment
95 terms
AP Psychology Sensation & Perception
Sensation
difference threshold
perception
Weber's law
the raw data of experience; sensory stimulation; example are…
Just Noticeable Difference (JND); the smallest change in stim…
the mental process of sorting, identifying, and arranging raw…
developed the 1930s by Ernst Weber; the principle that accoun…
Sensation
the raw data of experience; sensory stimulation; example are…
difference threshold
Just Noticeable Difference (JND); the smallest change in stim…
55 terms
Ap Psych sensation/perception
Sensation
Perception
Bottom-up processing
Top-down processing
Sensation
Perception
58 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
AP Psychology - Sensation and Perception
Transduction
Sensory Adaptation
Sensory Habituation (also called Perce…
Cocktail-Party Phenomenon
-The translation of incoming stimuli into neural signals.... -N…
-Decreasing responsiveness to stimuli due to constant stimula…
-Our perception of sensations is partially determined by how…
-If you are talking with a friend and someone across the room…
Transduction
-The translation of incoming stimuli into neural signals.... -N…
Sensory Adaptation
-Decreasing responsiveness to stimuli due to constant stimula…
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…
100 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…
77 terms
Sensation/Perception AP Psych
transduction
sensory adaptation
sensory habituation
cocktail-party phenomenon
A process by which sensory receptors trigger neural impulses…
decreasing responsiveness to a stimuli due to constant stimul…
our perception of sensations is partially due to how focused…
the ability to attend selectively to one person's speech in t…
transduction
A process by which sensory receptors trigger neural impulses…
sensory adaptation
decreasing responsiveness to a stimuli due to constant stimul…
49 terms
Sensation and Perception - AP Psych
Sensation
Perception
Bottom-Up Processing
Top-Down Processing
Process in which the sense organs' receptor cells are stimula…
Process of organizing and interpreting sensory information, e…
Analysis that begins with the sensory receptors and works up…
Information processing guided by higher-level mental processe…
Sensation
Process in which the sense organs' receptor cells are stimula…
Perception
Process of organizing and interpreting sensory information, e…
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…
Sensation/Perception Ap Psych
Transduction
Sensory Adaptation
Absolute Thresholds
Signal Detection Theory
Signals from stimuli received by sensory organs that are tran…
Process in which changes in the sensitivity of sensory recept…
Lowest level of a stimulus... like touch sound, light
Quantify the ability to discern between information-bearing p…
Transduction
Signals from stimuli received by sensory organs that are tran…
Sensory Adaptation
Process in which changes in the sensitivity of sensory recept…
37 terms
AP Psych - 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 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…
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