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Department
Psychology
Course
PSYB57H3
Professor
Gabriela Ilie
Semester
Winter

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Chapter 3 PERCEPTION Perception--take sensory input and interpret it meaningfully. Distal stimulusproximal stimulus (the reception of info and its registration by a sense organ)--retinal image (2D, its size depends on your distance from the window and the objects beyond, upside down, reversed) percept Size constancy Pattern recognition (categorization) GESTALT APPROACHES TO PERCEPTION Form perception Gobletfaces Subjective contours The perception is not completely determined by the stimulus display; it requires the perceivers active participation. Perceivers follow certain laws or principles of organization in coming to their interpretation. The whole is not the same as the sum of its parts, rejected the claim that we recognize objects by identifying individual features or parts. Gestalt principles of perceptual organization Principle of proximity Principle of similarity Principle of good continuation Principle of closure Principle of common fate www.notesolution.com
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