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Psychology Ch. 5 - Sensation and Perception
Sensation
Perception
Transduction
Absolute threshold
The process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
The process by which our brain organizes and interprets senso…
Changing one form of energy into another. In sensation, the t…
The minimum stimulation needed to detect a particular stimulu…
Sensation
The process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
Perception
The process by which our brain organizes and interprets senso…
92 terms
Psychology Unit 5 - Sensation and Perception
Sensation
Bottom-up processing
Top-down processing
Prosopagnosia
process which the sensory and nervous system receive stimuli…
-analysis that begins with sensory receptors and works up to…
information processing guided by higher-level mental processe…
lost temporal lobe area and unable to recognize faces
Sensation
process which the sensory and nervous system receive stimuli…
Bottom-up processing
-analysis that begins with sensory receptors and works up to…
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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…
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Psychology Chapter 5: Sensation & Perception
Sensation
Perception
Psychophysics
Absolute Threshold
-The awareness of properties of an object or an event when a…
The act of organizing and interpreting sensory input as signa…
The study of the relationship between physical events and the…
stimulation necessary to detect PRESENCE 50% of the time, the…
Sensation
-The awareness of properties of an object or an event when a…
Perception
The act of organizing and interpreting sensory input as signa…
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Psychology Unit 5: 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…
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Psychology Exam 5 Sensation and Perception
Wavelength
amplitude
frequency
transduction
The distance in one cycle of a wave, from one crest to the next
The amount of energy in a wave, its intensity, which is the h…
The number of times a wave cycles in one second. ... Short wave…
The conversion of physical energy into neural signals that th…
Wavelength
The distance in one cycle of a wave, from one crest to the next
amplitude
The amount of energy in a wave, its intensity, which is the h…
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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…
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Psychology Chapter 5: Sensation and Perception
Sensation
Perception
Sensory receptors
Transduction
The sense organs' detection of external physical stimulus and…
The processing, organization, and interpretation of sensory s…
Sensory organs that detect physical stimulation from the exte…
A process by which sensory receptors change physical stimuli…
Sensation
The sense organs' detection of external physical stimulus and…
Perception
The processing, organization, and interpretation of sensory s…
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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…
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AP Psychology Unit 5 Sensation & 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…
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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…
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Psychology Chapter 5-Sensation & Perception
Sensation
Perception
Sensory Receptors
Transduction
The sense organs' detection of external physical stimulus and…
The processing, organization, and interpretation of sensory s…
Sensory organs that detect physical stimulation from the exte…
A process by which sensory receptors change physical stimuli…
Sensation
The sense organs' detection of external physical stimulus and…
Perception
The processing, organization, and interpretation of sensory s…
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Psychology chapter 5: sensation and perception
Sensation
Perception
Distal stimulus
Absolute threshold
detect physical energy from stimuli in enviroment
is the process of processing, organizing, and interpreting ou…
is the object or event in the external world
smallest quantity of a stimulus that we can detect
Sensation
detect physical energy from stimuli in enviroment
Perception
is the process of processing, organizing, and interpreting ou…
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Psychology Unit 5: Sensation & Perception
Sensation
Perception
Bottom-up processing
Psychophysics
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…
The study of relationships between the physical characteristi…
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 5 Sensation and Perception
Outer-Ear
Ossicles
Cochlea
Olfactory
Is funnel shaped and gathers sound pressure waves and directs…
Vibrations from the tympanic membrane pass through this serie…
A hard, snail-shaped fluid-filled structure lined with the ba…
This system detects airborne chemicals.
Outer-Ear
Is funnel shaped and gathers sound pressure waves and directs…
Ossicles
Vibrations from the tympanic membrane pass through this serie…
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Psychology Chapter 5 Sensation and Perception
nervous system activity
Sensation
Perception
Absolute Threshold
A sense converts characteristics of the physical world
Refers to the experience of touch, taste, sight, sound, and s…
The process through which we organize, interpret, and give me…
Refers to the minimum intensity of a stimulus that will stimu…
nervous system activity
A sense converts characteristics of the physical world
Sensation
Refers to the experience of touch, taste, sight, sound, and s…
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Psychology Chapter 5 (Sensation and Perception)
Sense Organs
Sensory Receptor Cells
Sensation
Perception
Organs that receive stimuli.
Cells in sense organs that translate messages into neural imp…
Process of receiving, translating, and transmitting messages…
Process of organizing and interpreting information received f…
Sense Organs
Organs that receive stimuli.
Sensory Receptor Cells
Cells in sense organs that translate messages into neural imp…
63 terms
AP Psychology Unit 5- 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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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…
92 terms
Psychology Unit 5 - Sensation and Perception
Sensation
Bottom-up processing
Top-down processing
Prosopagnosia
process which the sensory and nervous system receive stimuli…
-analysis that begins with sensory receptors and works up to…
information processing guided by higher-level mental processe…
lost temporal lobe area and unable to recognize faces
Sensation
process which the sensory and nervous system receive stimuli…
Bottom-up processing
-analysis that begins with sensory receptors and works up to…
92 terms
Psychology Unit 5 - Sensation and Perception
Sensation
Bottom-up processing
Top-down processing
Prosopagnosia
process which the sensory and nervous system receive stimuli…
-analysis that begins with sensory receptors and works up to…
information processing guided by higher-level mental processe…
lost temporal lobe area and unable to recognize faces
Sensation
process which the sensory and nervous system receive stimuli…
Bottom-up processing
-analysis that begins with sensory receptors and works up to…
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Psychology Chapter 5- Sensation and Perception
Sensation
Perception
Transduction
Absolute threshold
The stimulus-detection process by which our sense organs resp…
The active process of organizing this stimulus input and givi…
The process whereby the characteristics of a stimulus are con…
The lowest intensity at which a stimulus can be detected corr…
Sensation
The stimulus-detection process by which our sense organs resp…
Perception
The active process of organizing this stimulus input and givi…
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Psychology Chapter 5 Sensation and Perception
Cornea
Iris
Pupillary Reflex
Lens
Refracts (bends and concentrates) the light into the iris.
The colored part of the eye behind the cornea, contains small…
Accommodates varying light levels by dilating (enlarging) or…
Primary responsibility is focusing the image onto the retina.
Cornea
Refracts (bends and concentrates) the light into the iris.
Iris
The colored part of the eye behind the cornea, contains small…
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Psychology - Ch. 5 Sensation and Perception
absolute threshold
accomodation
basilar membrane
bino depth cues
...
In vision, the process through which the lens changes its sha…
a flexible membrane running through the cochlea that, through…
depth cues that depend on comparisons between the two eyes.
absolute threshold
...
accomodation
In vision, the process through which the lens changes its sha…
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Psychology topic 5- sensation and perception
Telepathy
Spirit mediums
Psychokinesis
Parapsychologists
The claimed ability to perceive the thoughts for emotions of…
People who claim that they could receive messages from the dead
The ability to affect the physical world purely through thought
Individuals who study Psi and other paranormal events
Telepathy
The claimed ability to perceive the thoughts for emotions of…
Spirit mediums
People who claim that they could receive messages from the dead
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…
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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…
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Psychology Chapter 5 Sensation and Perception
Sensations
Perceptions
Light
Wavelength
-Fundamental or elementary components of an experiences... -Such…
-A collection of process used to arrive at a meaningful inter…
-A form of electromagnetic energy
-Distance from one energy cycle to the next
Sensations
-Fundamental or elementary components of an experiences... -Such…
Perceptions
-A collection of process used to arrive at a meaningful inter…
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Sensation and Perception (psychology - unit 5)
Sensation
Transduction
Perception
Bottom-up Processing
The process of receiving stimulus energies from the environment
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 environment
Transduction
The process of transforming physical energy into electrochemi…
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Psychology chapter 5: Sensation and Perception
Sensation
Perception
Bottom up processing
Top down processing
the detection of physical stimuli and transmission of that in…
the brain's further processing, organization, and interpretat…
based on the physical features of the stimulus. Each sensory…
how knowledge, expectations, or past experiences shape the in…
Sensation
the detection of physical stimuli and transmission of that in…
Perception
the brain's further processing, organization, and interpretat…
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Psychology Chapter 5 Sensation and Perception
Sensation
Perception
Bottom-Up Processing
Top-Down Processing
The detection of external stimuli and the transmission of thi…
The brains process of organizing and interpretation of sensor…
Perception based on the physical features of a stimuli.
How prior knowledge, expectations, and past experiences can e…
Sensation
The detection of external stimuli and the transmission of thi…
Perception
The brains process of organizing and interpretation of sensor…
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Psychology Chapter 5 - Sensation and Perception
Sensation
Perception
Transduction
Attention
The process of detecting environmental stimuli or stimuli ari…
The process of interpreting sensory information... Allows us to…
The translation of incoming sensory information into neural s…
-A narrow focus of consciousness... -the gateway to perception... -…
Sensation
The process of detecting environmental stimuli or stimuli ari…
Perception
The process of interpreting sensory information... Allows us to…
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Chapter 5 Sensation and Perception-Psychology
Absolute Threshold
Auditory Nerve
Binocular Fusion
Color Blindness
the lowest level of physical energy that will produce a sensa…
The nerve that carries impulses rom the inner ear to the brai…
The process of combining the images received from the two eye…
Complete or partial inability to distinguish colors, resultin…
Absolute Threshold
the lowest level of physical energy that will produce a sensa…
Auditory Nerve
The nerve that carries impulses rom the inner ear to the brai…
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Psychology Chapter 5- sensation and perception
sensation
perception
psychophysics
absolute threshold
the stimulus detection process by which are sense organs resp…
making "sense" of what are senses tell us is the active proce…
the study of relations between the physical characteristics o…
the lowest intensity at which a stimulus can be detected corr…
sensation
the stimulus detection process by which are sense organs resp…
perception
making "sense" of what are senses tell us is the active proce…
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Psychology Chapter 5: Sensation and Perception
sensation
perception
bottom-up processing
top-down processing
the detection of external stimuli and the transmission of thi…
the processing, organization, and interpretation of sensory s…
perception based on the physical features of the stimulus
how knowledge, expectations, or past experiences shape the in…
sensation
the detection of external stimuli and the transmission of thi…
perception
the processing, organization, and interpretation of sensory s…
48 terms
Psychology Chapter 5: Sensation and Perception
Sensation
Perception
bottom-up processing
top-down processing
the process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
the process by which our brain organizes and interprets senso…
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 by which our brain organizes and interprets senso…
83 terms
Psychology Unit 5 - Sensation and Perception
Sensation
Perception
Psychophysics
Transduction
A process by which our sensory organs and nervous system rece…
A process of organizing and interpreting sensory information,…
Study of the relationship between physical characteristics of…
The transformation of physical energy into neural impulses by…
Sensation
A process by which our sensory organs and nervous system rece…
Perception
A process of organizing and interpreting sensory information,…
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Psychology chapter 5; Sensation & Perception
3 stages of perception
perceptual organisation
distal stimulus
proximal stimulus
1) sensation... 2) perceptual organisation... 3) identification
processes that put sensory information together to give the p…
the physical object in the world
the optical image of the retina
3 stages of perception
1) sensation... 2) perceptual organisation... 3) identification
perceptual organisation
processes that put sensory information together to give the p…
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Psychology Unit 5: 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…
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…
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Psychology Module 5 (Sensation and Perception)
Sensation
Perception
Transduction
Absolute threshold
The process of your brain receiving raw data from your senses…
How your brain interprets the raw data it receives
The process of converting a physical stimulus into a neural s…
The smallest amount of a stimulus that must be present for it…
Sensation
The process of your brain receiving raw data from your senses…
Perception
How your brain interprets the raw data it receives
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Sensation/Perception Psychology Chapter 5
Sensation
Absolute threshold
Difference threshold
Weber's Law
What happens when a stimulus activates a receptor
The least amount of a stimulus that's needed to be noticed. E…
The least amount of a stimulus must be changed for you to not…
The stronger a stimulus is, the bigger the change has to be t…
Sensation
What happens when a stimulus activates a receptor
Absolute threshold
The least amount of a stimulus that's needed to be noticed. E…
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Psychology Chapter 5: Sensation and Perception
Sensation
Perception
Sensory Receptors
Transduction
The sense organs' detection of external physical stimulus and…
The processing, organization, and interpretation of sensory s…
Sensory organs that detect physical stimulation from the exte…
A process by which sensory receptors change physical stimuli…
Sensation
The sense organs' detection of external physical stimulus and…
Perception
The processing, organization, and interpretation of sensory s…
33 terms
Psychology Chapter 5-Sensation & Perception
Sensation
Perception
Sensory Receptors
Transduction
The sense organs' detection of external physical stimulus and…
The processing, organization, and interpretation of sensory s…
Sensory organs that detect physical stimulation from the exte…
A process by which sensory receptors change physical stimuli…
Sensation
The sense organs' detection of external physical stimulus and…
Perception
The processing, organization, and interpretation of sensory s…
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Psychology Sensation and Perception Ch.5
sensation
perception
transduction
absolute
the process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
the process by which our brain organizes and interprets senso…
changing one form of energy into another. In sensation, the t…
minimum stimulation needed to detect a particular stimulation…
sensation
the process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
perception
the process by which our brain organizes and interprets senso…
49 terms
Psychology Chapter 5: Sensation and Perception
sensation
perception
transduction
stimulus
-process of detecting environmental stimuli or stimuli arisin…
-process of interpreting sensory information... -organization, i…
-translation of incoming sensory information intro neural sig…
anything that can elicit a reaction from our sensory systems
sensation
-process of detecting environmental stimuli or stimuli arisin…
perception
-process of interpreting sensory information... -organization, i…
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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…
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…
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