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Psy 1010 lecture # 7

by: Chantazia Wilson

Psy 1010 lecture # 7 Psy 1010 (Psychology, Noa Ofen)

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Introductory Psychology
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These are the notes from lecture 7. It cover sensation and Perception. It has everything important to know for the test bold and in color.
Introductory Psychology
Noa Ofen
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psy 1010, lecture 7




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This 2 page Class Notes was uploaded by Chantazia Wilson on Tuesday February 9, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to Psy 1010 (Psychology, Noa Ofen) at Washington State University taught by Noa Ofen in Winter 2016. Since its upload, it has received 81 views. For similar materials see Introductory Psychology in Psychlogy at Washington State University.


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Date Created: 02/09/16
Lecture 8 Feb 4 2016 Sensation and Perception Sensation is how we received things through the physical world with our 5 senses 0 Ex When you touch a heat stove You quickly move you hand as soon as you feel it Perception is how your brain interprets what it just felt seen hear smell or taste 0 Ex When you realize you have touched a hot stove The feeling you get that you just got burn by something very heat 0 Example of both terms you walk into a grocery store with a whole lot of people including kids As you are walking you started to hear music notes from your favorite song Even though its kids in the back group or people talking around you Sensorv Transduction is how the all the information that is from goes to the brain to be encoding to what it is To find meaning for the object in the world Psychophysics 0 The first person to experiment in this field is Gustav Fechner 0 1St experiment measures show what is the limit to sensual Ex The light experiment when you see the light 50 of the time measure threshold Absolute threshold is when you do an experiment in in the experiment you do many trials to find out when is the person detected it 50 of the times that it was presented Bases of Variability Nosie are two part 1 External all the noises around you 2 Internal sensory 5 sense There can be bias response The people can be in uxes by how they will befit from it conservatoOin person say no more and liberal say yes more or even how much it will cost them


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