Now I will be giving you guys example of the two to make it easier for you to understand. Top down
processing are actually used in comics and cartoons. Simple cues are artistically used to suggest complex
feelings. For example, tiny popping bubbles show drunkenness, movement is shown by line and little
puffs of dust trailing after shoes. Like most people, by watching cartoons has a child and every Saturday
morning, your brain is able to process these cues automatically, one is hardly aware of them.
So for everyday life, I’m going to use a fear most people have and can relate to, the fear of spiders.
Another example of top down processing, let’s say you decided to take a hike in the woods because you
wanted to feel adventurous. While on the hike you get bitten by a spider, thankfully, it wasn’t
poisonous. One day, you’re sitting on your couch debating whether to watch the Jersey Shore or Honey
Boo Boo, when yo