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PSYA01H3
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Steve Joordens

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Chapter 5 – Sensation  Info. of outside world learned detected by sensory organs  transmitted to brain via sensory nerves  Sensory systems process differently for diff. sources of info  Visual system (variable) provides stability of head movement, during input  Auditory system, changes = gradual so more processing time  Senses contribute to experience Sensory Processing  Sensation = detection of basic stimuli traits (i.e. brightness, sweetness)  Perception = detection of object location, movement, and their backgrounds o Transduction = sense organs convert environ. EN into neurons  Receptor cells get info….release transmitter = stimulate o/ neuron o Sensory Coding
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