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Chapter 5

PSYC 267 Chapter 5: Chapter 5 Summary


Department
Psychology
Course Code
PSYC-267
Professor
Taylor
Chapter
5

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Perceiving Objects and Scenes
WHY IS IT SO DIFFICULT TO DESIGN A PERCEIVING MACHINE?
The Stimulus on the Receptors Is Ambiguous
Objects Can Be Hidden or Blurred
Objects Look Different From Different Viewpoints
THE GESTALT APPROACH TO OBJECT PERCEPTION
Making Illusory Contours Vanish
The Gestalt Laws of Perceptual Organization
Finding Faces in a Landscape
Perceptual Segregation: How Objects Are Separated From the Background
The Gestalt “Laws” as Heuristics
RECOGNITION-BY-COMPONENTS THEORY
Non-Accidental Properties
PERCEIVING SCENES AND OBJECTS IN SCENES
Perceiving the Gist of a Scene
Using a Mask to Achieve Brief Stimulus Presentations
Regularities in the Environment: Information for Perceiving
Shape From Shading
Visualizing Scenes and Objects
The Role of Inference in Perception
Revisiting the Science Project: Designing a Perceiving Machine
THE PHYSIOLOGY OF OBJECT AND SCENE PERCEPTION
Neurons That Respond to Perceptual Grouping and Figure–Ground
How Does the Brain Respond to Objects?
Connecting Neural Activity and Perception
Region-of-Interest Approach
MODELS OF BRAIN ACTIVITY THAT CAN PREDICT WHAT A PERSON
IS LOOKING AT
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