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Chapter 1

PSYC 267 Chapter 1: Chapter 1 Summary


Department
Psychology
Course Code
PSYC-267
Professor
Taylor
Chapter
1

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Introduction to Perception
THE PERCEPTUAL PROCESS
The Stimulus
Electricity
Experience and Action
Knowledge
Perceiving a Picture
HOW TO APPROACH THE STUDY OF PERCEPTION
MEASURING PERCEPTION
Description
Recognition
Detection
Determining the Absolute Threshold
Determining the Difference Threshold
Magnitude Estimation
Search
Other Methods of Measurement
THRESHOLD MEASUREMENT CAN BE INFLUENCED BY HOW A
PERSON CHOOSES TO RESPOND
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