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AP Psychology: Chapter 5 & 6
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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Chapter 5: States of Consciousness (Myers Psychology for AP)
consciousness
circadian rhythm
REM sleep
alpha waves
Our awareness of ourselves and our environment.
regular bodily rhythms (for example, of temperature and wakef…
the sleep stage in which the brain and eyes are active, the m…
The relatively slow brain waves of a relaxed, awake state.
consciousness
Our awareness of ourselves and our environment.
circadian rhythm
regular bodily rhythms (for example, of temperature and wakef…
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Ap psychology chapter 5
Zygote
Embryo
Fetus
Teratogens
The fertilized egg; it enters a 2-week period of rapid cell d…
The developing human organism from about 2 weeks after fertil…
The developing human organism from 9 weeks after conception t…
Agents, such as chemicals and viruses, that can reach the emb…
Zygote
The fertilized egg; it enters a 2-week period of rapid cell d…
Embryo
The developing human organism from about 2 weeks after fertil…
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AP Psychology Chapter 5 & 6 Vocabulary
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 Chapter 5
intimacy
social identity
identity
menarche
in Erikson's theory, the ability to form close, loving relati…
the "we" aspect of our self-concept; the part of our answer t…
our sense of self; according to Erikson, the adolescent's tas…
the first menstrual period.
intimacy
in Erikson's theory, the ability to form close, loving relati…
social identity
the "we" aspect of our self-concept; the part of our answer t…
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AP 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 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 Chapter 5 - Sleep
activation synthesis hypothesis
alcohol
alpha waves
amphetamines
Why we dream: REM sleep triggers neural activity that evokes…
#1 problem in America; depressant & most used psychoactive dr…
the normal brainwave in the electroencephalogram of a person…
drugs that stimulate neural activity, causing speeded-up body…
activation synthesis hypothesis
Why we dream: REM sleep triggers neural activity that evokes…
alcohol
#1 problem in America; depressant & most used psychoactive dr…
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AP Psychology Vocabulary: Chapter 5 (States of Consciousness)
consciousness
Alternate States of Concsiousness (ASC)
controlled processes
automatic processes
organism's awareness of its own self and surroundings
mental states, other than ordinary waking consciousness, foun…
require focused maximum attention
require minimal attention
consciousness
organism's awareness of its own self and surroundings
Alternate States of Concsiousness (ASC)
mental states, other than ordinary waking consciousness, foun…
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AP Psychology Chapter 5: Developing Through the Life Span
zygote
embryo
fetus
teratogens
the fertilized egg; it enters a 2-week period of rapid cell d…
the developing human organism from about 2 weeks after fertil…
the developing human organism from 9 weeks after conception t…
agents, such as chemicals and viruses, that can reach the emb…
zygote
the fertilized egg; it enters a 2-week period of rapid cell d…
embryo
the developing human organism from about 2 weeks after fertil…
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AP Psychology Chapter 5 Development
Developmental Psychology
Zygote
Embryo
Fetus
the branch of psychology that studies the social and mental d…
the fertilized egg; it enters a 2-week period of rapid cell d…
the developing human organism from about 2 weeks after fertil…
the developing human organism from 9 weeks after conception t…
Developmental Psychology
the branch of psychology that studies the social and mental d…
Zygote
the fertilized egg; it enters a 2-week period of rapid cell d…
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Keckler AP Psychology Chapter 5 (Developing Through the Life Span) Vocab
Developmental Psychology
Zygote
Embryo
Fetus
A branch of psychology that studies physical, cognitive, and…
The fertilized egg; it enters a 2 week period of rapid cell d…
The developing human organism from about 2 weeks after fertil…
The developing human organism from 9 weeks after conception t…
Developmental Psychology
A branch of psychology that studies physical, cognitive, and…
Zygote
The fertilized egg; it enters a 2 week period of rapid cell d…
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AP Psychology: Chapter 5 Notes
consciousness
(William) James
(Sigmund) Freud
yes
the awareness of internal and external stimuli; awareness of…
psychologist associated with functionalism; emphasized a si…
psychologist who believed that feelings and behavior were inf…
Do people maintain some awareness during sleep and anesthesia?
consciousness
the awareness of internal and external stimuli; awareness of…
(William) James
psychologist associated with functionalism; emphasized a si…
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AP Psychology Chapter 5: States of Consciousness
consciousness
structuralism
psychological perspective
Freud's levels of consciousness
-the process underlying the mental model we create of the wor…
Lead to introspection- the process of reporting on one's own…
-biological
-conscious -... -preconscious- Information that is not currently…
consciousness
-the process underlying the mental model we create of the wor…
structuralism
Lead to introspection- the process of reporting on one's own…
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Chapter 5: States of Consciousness (Myers Psychology for AP)
consciousness
circadian rhythm
REM sleep
alpha waves
Our awareness of ourselves and our environment.
regular bodily rhythms (for example, of temperature and wakef…
the sleep stage in which the brain and eyes are active, the m…
The relatively slow brain waves of a relaxed, awake state.
consciousness
Our awareness of ourselves and our environment.
circadian rhythm
regular bodily rhythms (for example, of temperature and wakef…
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AP Psychology Chapter 5 Vocabulary/Concepts
Learning
Maturation
Reflex
Stimulus
Any relatively permanent change in behavior brought about by…
Changes in height, or size in brain, for example, that are ca…
An involuntary response, one that is not under personal contr…
Any object, event, experience that causes a response/reaction…
Learning
Any relatively permanent change in behavior brought about by…
Maturation
Changes in height, or size in brain, for example, that are ca…
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AP Psychology Chapter 5
The school of thought in psychology th…
By 1960, the study of consciousness ha…
How did the definition of psychology c…
Consciousness is
behaviorism
mental processes
psychology centered on direct observation of our actions
our awareness of ourselves and our environment
The school of thought in psychology th…
behaviorism
By 1960, the study of consciousness ha…
mental processes
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AP Psychology Chapter 5: Learning Vocabulary
learning
classical conditioning
unconditioned stimulus (UCS/US)
unconditioned response (UCR/UR)
any relatively permanent change in behavior brought about by…
learning to make an involuntary (reflex) response to a stimul…
a naturally occurring stimulus that leads to an involuntary (…
an involuntary (reflex) response to a naturally occurring or…
learning
any relatively permanent change in behavior brought about by…
classical conditioning
learning to make an involuntary (reflex) response to a stimul…
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AP Psychology - Chapter 5
Consciousness
Cognitive Neuroscience
Nonconscious Processes
Preconscious memories
The process by which the brain creates a model of internal an…
An interdisciplinary field that studies the connection betwee…
Any brain process that does not involve conscious processing,…
Information that is not currently in consciousness but can be…
Consciousness
The process by which the brain creates a model of internal an…
Cognitive Neuroscience
An interdisciplinary field that studies the connection betwee…
AP Psychology Chapter 5`
consciousness
James
Freud
EEG
awareness of internal and external stimuli
viewed consciousness as a stream of consciousness
said consciousness has levels, believed in having an unconsci…
measures brains electrical activity
consciousness
awareness of internal and external stimuli
James
viewed consciousness as a stream of consciousness
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AP Psychology Chapter 5
developmental psychology
zygote
embryo
fetus
A branch of psychology that studies physical, cognitive, and…
The fertilized egg; it enters a 2-week period of rapid cell d…
The developing human organism from about 2 weeks after fertil…
The developing human organism from 9 weeks after conception t…
developmental psychology
A branch of psychology that studies physical, cognitive, and…
zygote
The fertilized egg; it enters a 2-week period of rapid cell d…
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AP Psychology CHAPTER 5 vocab
Learning
Classical conditioning
Unconditioned stimulus
Unconditioned response
A relatively permanent change in behavior acquired through ex…
The process of learning by which a previously neutral stimulu…
A stimulus that elicits an unlearned response
An unlearned response to a stimulus
Learning
A relatively permanent change in behavior acquired through ex…
Classical conditioning
The process of learning by which a previously neutral stimulu…
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Myers AP Psychology Chapter 5
consciousness
circadian rhythm
REM sleep
alpha waves
our awareness of ourselves and our environment
the biological clock; regular bodily rhythms that occur on a…
rapid eye movement sleep; a recurring sleep stage during whic…
the relatively slow brain waves of a relaxed, awake state
consciousness
our awareness of ourselves and our environment
circadian rhythm
the biological clock; regular bodily rhythms that occur on a…
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AP psychology chapter 5
stream of conciousness
conciousness
controlled processes
automatic processes
term used by william james to describe the mind as a conciois…
an individual's awareness of external events and internal sen…
the most alert states of human consciousness during which ind…
states of consciousness that require little attention and do…
stream of conciousness
term used by william james to describe the mind as a conciois…
conciousness
an individual's awareness of external events and internal sen…
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AP Psychology Chapter 5
Maturation
Cognition
Schema
Assimilation
Biological growth processes that enable orderly changes in be…
All the mental activities associated with thinking, knowing,…
A concept or framework that organizes and interprets informat…
Interpreting our new experience in terms of our existing sche…
Maturation
Biological growth processes that enable orderly changes in be…
Cognition
All the mental activities associated with thinking, knowing,…
AP Psychology - Chapter 5
changed controlled by a genetic bluepr…
pavlov placed meat powder in the mouth…
learning to make a reflex response to…
the tendency to response to a stimulus…
maturation
unconditioned stimulus
classical conditioning
stimulus generalization
changed controlled by a genetic bluepr…
maturation
pavlov placed meat powder in the mouth…
unconditioned stimulus
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AP Psychology - Plummer Chapter 5 Vocabulary
Menopause
Cross-sectional Study
Longitudinal Study
Neurocognitive Disorders (NCDs)
a) The time of natural cessation of menstruation; refers to t…
a) A study in which people of different ages are compared wit…
a) Research in which the same people are restudied and retest…
a) Acquired disorders marked by cognitive deficits. Called "d…
Menopause
a) The time of natural cessation of menstruation; refers to t…
Cross-sectional Study
a) A study in which people of different ages are compared wit…
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AP Psychology Myers Chapter 5 (Development) Additional Study Materials
Developmental Psychology's Major Issues
Nature and nurture in developmental ps…
Continuity and stages in developmental…
Stability and change in developmental…
1. Nature and nurture; 2. Continuity and stages; 3. Stability…
how our genetic inheritance (our nature) interacts with our e…
what parts of development are gradual and continuous like rid…
which of our traits persist throughout life and how we change…
Developmental Psychology's Major Issues
1. Nature and nurture; 2. Continuity and stages; 3. Stability…
Nature and nurture in developmental ps…
how our genetic inheritance (our nature) interacts with our e…
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AP Psychology Chapter 5 & 6 Vocabulary
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 Chapter 5 Key Terms
stream of consciousness
consciousness
controlled processes
automatic processes
Term used by William James to describe the mind; a continuous…
An individual's awareness of external events and internal sen…
The most alert states of human consciousness; individuals act…
States of consciousness that require little attention and do…
stream of consciousness
Term used by William James to describe the mind; a continuous…
consciousness
An individual's awareness of external events and internal sen…
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AP Psychology Chapter 5 Vocab
mary ainsworth
albert bandura
diana baumrind
erik erikson
1913-1999; Field: development; Contributions: compared effect…
pioneer in observational learning (AKA social learning), stat…
her theory of parenting styles had three main types (permissi…
neo-Freudian, humanistic; 8 psychosocial stages of developmen…
mary ainsworth
1913-1999; Field: development; Contributions: compared effect…
albert bandura
pioneer in observational learning (AKA social learning), stat…
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AP Psychology Chapter 5 and 6 Vocabulary
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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AP Psych Chapter 5: approaches to psychology
Monism
Dualism
School of Structuralism
School of Functionalism
when u see ur mind and ur body as two totally separate things
when u think ur mind and ur body are two different things, bu…
early psychological perspective. emphasized units of consciou…
early psychological perspective. how an organism uses its per…
Monism
when u see ur mind and ur body as two totally separate things
Dualism
when u think ur mind and ur body are two different things, bu…
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Myers' Psychology for AP* Chapter 5 terms
consciousness
circadian rhythm
REM sleep
alpha waves
our awareness of ourselves and out environment
the biological clock; body rhythms that occur in a 24 hour cy…
rapid eye movement sleep; a recurring sleep stage during whic…
the relatively slow brain waves of relaxed, awake state
consciousness
our awareness of ourselves and out environment
circadian rhythm
the biological clock; body rhythms that occur in a 24 hour cy…
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Chapter 5 AP Bio Vocabulary
macromolecule
four classes of biological macromolecu…
polymer
monomer
a giant molecule formed by the joining of smaller molecules,…
Proteins, carbohydrates, nucleic acids, lipids
a long molecule consisting of many similar or identical monom…
the subunit that serves as the building block of a polymer.
macromolecule
a giant molecule formed by the joining of smaller molecules,…
four classes of biological macromolecu…
Proteins, carbohydrates, nucleic acids, lipids
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Myers Psychology for AP: Chapter 5
consciousness
circadian rhythm
REM sleep
alpha waves
Our awareness of ourselves and our environment.
regular bodily rhythms (for example, of temperature and wakef…
the sleep stage in which the brain and eyes are active, the m…
The relatively slow brain waves of a relaxed, awake state.
consciousness
Our awareness of ourselves and our environment.
circadian rhythm
regular bodily rhythms (for example, of temperature and wakef…
41 terms
AP Psychology Chapter 5
Consciousness
EEG
Brain Waves
Biological Rhythms
-awareness of internal/external stimuli. This includes your a…
-"Electroencephalograph" -Device that monitors brain activity…
-What EEG traces or measures -Beta Freq (13-24 cps/ Normal, w…
-periodic changes in physiological functions -all animals hav…
Consciousness
-awareness of internal/external stimuli. This includes your a…
EEG
-"Electroencephalograph" -Device that monitors brain activity…
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AP Psychology Chapter 5
absolute threshold
audition
basilar membrane
basket cells
The smallest magnitude of a stimulus that can be detected hal…
the sense of hearing.
One of the membranes that separate the two tubes of the cochl…
Sensory receptor cells at the base of hairs that detect press…
absolute threshold
The smallest magnitude of a stimulus that can be detected hal…
audition
the sense of hearing.
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AP Psychology Chapter 5 & 6 Vocabulary
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 Chapter 5/6 Vocabulary Words
Sensory Adaptation
Accommodation
Feature Detectors
Opponent-process Theory
Diminished sensitivity as a consequence of constant stimulation
Adapting one's current understanding (schemas) to incorporate…
Nerve cells in the brain that respond to specific features of…
The theory that opposing retinal processes (red-green, yellow…
Sensory Adaptation
Diminished sensitivity as a consequence of constant stimulation
Accommodation
Adapting one's current understanding (schemas) to incorporate…
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AP Psychology Chapter 5&6 Vocabulary
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 Chapter 5: Sleep Disorders
Insomnia
Prevalence of Insomnia
Causes of Insomnia
Treatment of Insomnia
refers to a chronic problem in getting adequate sleep. (1) Di…
1 in 10 adults (1 in 4 older adults) 30-35% of adults suffer…
Mainly caused by hyperarousal model of insomnia, some people…
Prescription of two classes of drugs: Benzodiazepine sedative…
Insomnia
refers to a chronic problem in getting adequate sleep. (1) Di…
Prevalence of Insomnia
1 in 10 adults (1 in 4 older adults) 30-35% of adults suffer…
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AP Psychology Chapter 5 26-46 Terms
Blind spot
Fovea
Feature detectors
Parallel processing
the point at which the optic nerve leaves the eye, creating a…
The central focal point in the retina, around which the eye's…
nerve cells in the brain that respond to specific features of…
The processing of several aspects of a problem simultaneously…
Blind spot
the point at which the optic nerve leaves the eye, creating a…
Fovea
The central focal point in the retina, around which the eye's…
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AP Psychology P.3 Chapter 5 Vocabulary
Sensation
Perception
bottom-up processing
up-down processing
Sensation is the process that allows our brains to take in in…
Perception is the process of recognizing and interpreting sen…
Bottom-up processing is also known as "small chunk" processin…
hen a stimulus is presented short and clarity is uncertain th…
Sensation
Sensation is the process that allows our brains to take in in…
Perception
Perception is the process of recognizing and interpreting sen…
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AP Psychology Chapter 5 Terms
Learning
Conditioning
Classical conditioning
Unconditioned stimulus
A process that produces a relatively enduring change in behav…
The process of learning associations between environmental ev…
Basic learning process involves repeatedly pairing a neutral…
The natural stimulus that reflexively elicits a response with…
Learning
A process that produces a relatively enduring change in behav…
Conditioning
The process of learning associations between environmental ev…
AP Psychology Chapter 5 Vocab
Zygote
embryo
fetus
teratogens
the fertilized egg; it enters a 2 week period of rapid cell d…
the developing human organism from about 2 weeks after fertil…
the developing human organism from 9 weeks after conception t…
agents, such as chemicals and viruses, that can reach the emb…
Zygote
the fertilized egg; it enters a 2 week period of rapid cell d…
embryo
the developing human organism from about 2 weeks after fertil…
AP Psychology Chapter 5(History) Vocabulary
Psychology
Behavior
Mind
Dualism
study of behavior and the mind
a natural process subject to natural laws, refers to the obse…
refers to the sensations, memories, motives, emotions, though…
divides world into 2 parts; body and spirit(mirrors the curre…
Psychology
study of behavior and the mind
Behavior
a natural process subject to natural laws, refers to the obse…
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AP Psychology Chapter 5 & 6 Vocabulary
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 mental processes, as w…
Sensation
The process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
Perception
The process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
46 terms
AP Psychology Chapter 5 terms
developmental psychology
zygote
embryo
fetus
a branch of psychology that studies physical, cognitive, and…
the fertilized egg; it enters a 2-week period of rapid cell d…
the developing human organism from about 2 weeks after fertil…
the developing human organism from 9 weeks after conception t…
developmental psychology
a branch of psychology that studies physical, cognitive, and…
zygote
the fertilized egg; it enters a 2-week period of rapid cell d…
65 terms
AP Psychology Chapter 5 & 6 Vocabulary
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…
68 terms
AP Psychology Chapter 5 & 6 Vocabulary
Sensation
Perception
Bottom-up processing
Top-down processing
The process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
The processof organizing and interpreting sensory information…
Analysis that begins with the sensory receptors and works up…
Info processing guided by higher level mental processes, as w…
Sensation
The process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
Perception
The processof organizing and interpreting sensory information…
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