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Lecture 4

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Department
Psychology
Course
PS260
Professor
Lawrence Murphy
Semester
Winter

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Tuesday January 15 2013 Lecture 3 *RSA animate • Sensation: early processing physiological (neuronal) • Perception: later processing psychological (interpretive) 2. bottom-up and top-down processing 1. bottom-up: based on information from the stimulus (data-driven) 2. top-down processing: based on knowledge, expectations, context (conceptually-driven) 3. Perception: constructed or directly experienced? 1. Constructive view: emphasizes the role of top-down processing in arriving at a percept 2. Direct view: emphasizes the role of bottom-up processing in arriving at a percept 4. The basic tasks of visual perception 1. Pre-attentive processing: before attention is directed at a stimulus array 2. Post-attentive processing: after attention if directed at a stimulus array 5. Perceptual organizational processes: • similari
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