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Psychology1101_Week6.pdf PSYCH 1101

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Introduction to Psychology
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These notes are for week 6, covering the conclusion of Learning and Behaviorism, and The Problem of Perception. Please encourage your friends to check out the notes also!
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Date Created: 10/09/15
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sensory informdtion through the senses tdste touch smell hedring vision The brdin tronsduces incoming informdtion eg light woves sound woves dnd porticles oz Do we hove the some sensotions This question hos two ports d Are we getting the some informdtion ds everyone else b Is everyone getting dccurdte informdtion These questions dre cdptured in the inverted Q spectrum hypothesis thdt two people shoring o their color vocdbuldry dnd discrimindtions mdy U 49 G b 49 see the some color differently if Think of color blindness 0 The Sensotion of Tdste by Prof Lindd Bdrtoshuk Ydle University httpswwwyoutubecomwotch8v2icOt QNhs People hove different tdste sensotions bdsed on the number of tdste buds on their tongues Supertdsters hove d heightened sense of tdste mdking them more dverse to bitter dnd sour tdstes by Janice Allotey Elite Notetaker Study Soup PSYCH 11o1 Week 6 Professor Pizorro September 28 October 2 Poll 2015 Lecture 2 of 2 IV PERCEPTION Putting sensory informdtion together to represent the externdl world Cl Identificdtion whdt dm I seeing b Cotegorizotion whot kind of thing is it Perception is whdt dllows people on the bdlcony to know thdt Prof Pizorro is not inches to even though thdt is the imdge they get of him on their retinds st Perception is Cl difficult problem The mind uses Cl number of tricks in order to mdke sense of oil of the incoming sensory informotion Visuol perception The mind mokes certoin ossumptions dbout the environment to help us see occurotely despite hoving limited doto Colors ore judged for brightness using shodows Knowing thot shodows moke surfoces dorker we outomdticdlly ossume 0 color is lighter thon it looks when we see it in o shodow Objects con be distinguished using the following cues Cl Proximity 3 z b Simildrity or Q C 1 Proximity I1 Similarity c3osurc d Good continuotion d e Common movement 6g f Good form d Good continuation c Iommon movement f Good form 0 Depth perception dllows us to convert the 2 D imdges on our retind into more useful 3 D imoges This is influenced by the chorocteristics of the stimuli Redd 43 of the textbook for more detoilsl Visuol illusions teoch os thot our visuol perception is imperfect it is however sufficient for dcquiring much of the informdtion we need to survive by Janice Allotey Elite Notetaker Study Soup


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