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Chapter 17

PSYC 267 Chapter 17: Chapter 17 Summary


Department
Psychology
Course Code
PSYC-267
Professor
Taylor
Chapter
17

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Perceptual Development
BASIC VISUAL CAPACITIES
Visual Acuity
Preferential Looking and Visual Evoked Potential
Contrast Sensitivity
Perceiving Color
Habituation
Perceiving Depth
PERCEIVING FACES
Recognizing Their Mother’s Face
Is There a Special Mechanism for Perceiving Faces?
PERCEIVING OBJECT UNITY
HEARING
Threshold for Hearing a Tone
Recognizing Their Mother’s Voice
PERCEIVING SPEECH
The Categorical Perception of Phonemes
Experience and Speech Perception
INTERMODAL PERCEPTION
OLFACTION AND TASTE
THE UNITY OF PERCEPTION
Paired Comparison
Signal Detection Theory
A SIGNAL DETECTION EXPERIMENT
Signal and Noise
Probability Distributions
The Criterion
The Effect of Sensitivity on the ROC Curve
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