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Class Notes for PSY 162 at University of California - Merced (UC MERCED)

UC MERCEDPSY 162Meaghan Altman Spring

PSY 162 Lecture Notes - Lecture 7: Peripheral Vision, Visual Acuity, G Cell

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Info about color in the brain is determined by. Just one cell"s firing can"t tell us much about what is going on. Depends on several factors in the env
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PSY 162 Lecture Notes - Lecture 10: Oliver Sacks, Parietal Lobe, Temporal Lobe

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We have cells in our visual cortex representing each orientation at each point in the visual field. At each successive state in visual processing- Neur
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PSY 162 Lecture Notes - Lecture 11: Mona Lisa Smile

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When the cell is doing nothing there"s a very low firing rate (nice, steady rate = base line) When the cell inhibits, firing rate slows. When cells exc
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PSY 162 Lecture Notes - Lecture 12: Glossary Of Computer Graphics, Fluorescent Lamp, Opponent Process

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Tungsten light - with more red waves. Fluorescent light - about the same as daylight. Sodium vapor lights - very yellow * makes it hard to see color at
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PSY 162 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Primary Color, Robert B. Silvers, Chuck Close

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The different color dots blend in because they are small. The size of the dots matter, so how close or far away you are matters (optimal distance) lumi
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PSY 162 Lecture Notes - Lecture 15: Roy Lichtenstein, Impressionism

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Pop artist roy lichtenstein made a series of prints on the same subject. The colors he chose are equiluminescent in image #2 on the left. Much harder t
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PSY 162 Lecture Notes - Lecture 21: Humphrey Ocean, Fairy

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Similar facial expression are located near one another. So when we see a face several different cells will fire to tell us how that face is unique. So
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PSY 162 Lecture Notes - Lecture 16: Visual Cortex, David H. Hubel, Thalamus

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The photoreceptors send signals to the bipolar cells. Receives signals from all kinds of cones. It is probably useful to analyze color separately from
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PSY 162 Lecture Notes - Lecture 23: Visual Cortex, Akinetopsia, Change Blindness

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These are interesting because they are similar to how the brain extracts information. In some ways this is similar to the center surround organizations
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PSY 162 Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: Visual Acuity, Color Blindness, Achromatopsia

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PSY 162 Lecture Notes - Lecture 13: Stereopsis, Asteroid Family

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Depth is conveyed through perspective, shading & luminance contrasts. The blurriness and elimination of details may also convey this depth. The blurrin
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PSY 162 Lecture Notes - Lecture 24: Google Art Project, Vanishing Point, Stereopsis

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Development of the circuity of the vs. One of the first most interesting questions i ever heard. The challenges is more complex than it seems . We do n
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