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Lecture 19

Chap 4: Sensation and Perception {Lecture 19}

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PSYC 1010
Rebecca Jubis

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Tuesday March 13 2012Chapter 4 Sensation and PerceptionSensation the process whereby our sensory organs gather information from the external world stimulation of sensory organPerception the process whereby the brain organizes and interprets these sensation so that they have some meaningPsychophysics the study of how physical stimuli are translated into psych experienceHow much of a S is necessary for you to detect it1 Absolute threshold is the point at which a person can detect the lowest light intensity 50 of the time60 candles112022404 is the smallest difference in stimulation to discriminate on S 2Dif
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