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Chapter 8

PSYC 267 Chapter 8: Chapter 8 Summary


Department
Psychology
Course Code
PSYC-267
Professor
Taylor
Chapter
8

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Perceiving Motion
FUNCTIONS OF MOTION PERCEPTION
Motion Helps Us Understand Events in Our Environment
Motion Attracts Attention
Motion Provides Information About Objects
Perceiving a Camouflaged Bird
STUDYING MOTION PERCEPTION
When Do We Perceive Motion?
Comparing Real and Apparent Motion
What We Want to Explain
MOTION PERCEPTION: INFORMATION IN THE ENVIRONMENT
NEURAL FIRING TO MOTION ACROSS THE RETINA
Motion of a Stimulus Across the Retina: The Aperture Problem
Motion of a Bar Across an Aperture and Motion of Arrays of Dots on the Retina
Microstimulation
TAKING EYE MOTIONS INTO ACCOUNT: THE COROLLARY
DISCHARGE
Corollary Discharge Theory
Behavioral Demonstrations of Corollary Discharge Theory
Eliminating the Image Displacement Signal With an Afterimage
Seeing Motion by Pushing on Your Eyelid
Physiological Evidence for Corollary Discharge Theory
PERCEIVING BIOLOGICAL MOTION
Brain Activation by Point-Light Walkers
Linking Brain Activity and the Perception of Biological Motion
Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS)
GOING BEYOND THE STIMULUS
Implied Motion and Apparent Motion
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