Study Guides (247,934)
Canada (121,177)
Psychology (1,235)
PSY1101 (272)
A L L (107)

PSY1101F Definitions Chapter 6.docx

2 Pages
52 Views
Unlock Document

Department
Psychology
Course
PSY1101
Professor
A L L
Semester
Fall

Description
PSY1101F Definitions Chapter 6SensationThe process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system receive and represent stimulus energies from our environmentPerceptionThe process of organizing and interpreting sensory information enabling us to recognize meaningful objects and eventsBottomup processinganalysis that begins with the sensory receptors and works up to the brains integration of sensory information in pictures define the broad lines angles and coloursTopdown processinginformation processing guided by higherlevel mental processes as when we construct perceptions drawing on our experience and expectations what our senses would detectTransductionconversion of one form of energy into another In sensation the transforming of stimulus energies such as sights sounds and smells into neural impulses our brain can interpretPsychophysicsthe study of relationships between the physical characteristics of stimuli such as their intensity and our psychological experience of themAbsolute thresholdthe minimum stimulation needed to detect a parti
More Less

Related notes for PSY1101

Log In


OR

Join OneClass

Access over 10 million pages of study
documents for 1.3 million courses.

Sign up

Join to view


OR

By registering, I agree to the Terms and Privacy Policies
Already have an account?
Just a few more details

So we can recommend you notes for your school.

Reset Password

Please enter below the email address you registered with and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Add your courses

Get notes from the top students in your class.


Submit