PSYC 105 Lecture 5: Notes

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6 Oct 2016
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Transduction: conversion of this energy to neural signals. Attention: concentration of mental energy to process incoming info. Perception: selecting, organizing, and interpreting these signals: what you pay attention to can change your perception. Perception based on past experiences and expectations: bottom up processing: perception may start with senses (given as is) Top-down processing: perception may start with brain (based on knowledge) Bottom up: perception comes from stimulus, not prior knowledge (direction perception: all about sensation and raw input. Constructive perception, subconscious processing: what we see and hear starts with the brain. Identify objects by perceiving elementary structures and adding them together. 15. (used geons and add them together (3d volume): when given enough geons can determine objects with enough information geons. 17. discriminability: can be distinguished from other geons from almost all viewpoints. 19. distinct: 36 different geons have been identified we use both bottom up and top down processing.

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