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Department
Psychology
Course
PSYA01H3
Professor
Steve Joordens
Semester
Winter

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LECTURE 23: PERCEPTION (CHAPTER 7) The bottom-up recognition achieved by the analysis of features, context also provides a top-down way to bias the system for perceiving some items over others. Bottom means sensation Top is like the brain is already trained on that and that is how we perceive it. Memory affects the way we perceive things. Thus, a number of things may be crucial in our ability to figure out what things are, including: The use of prototypes; Analysis of features; Contextual Support We expect some things to occur under the situation and some things not to occur under that situation. Depth perception: figure out where an objects is, we need some way of judging depth in our visual environment. We use a fairly large range of cues to help in our perception of depth, and the fall under two general classes: - Some depth information can only be obtained when both eyes are viewing the world these types of infor
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