2 Intro: Blindfold Activity Debrief- How important are each of the senses?Rank them w/% of importanceSightTouchHearingTasteSmellDiscussQuestion: If a tree falls in the woods and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound?
4 Sensation Definition What occurs when a stimulus activates a receptor Eg. The aroma of cookies baking in the oven activates your sense of smellNew Vocab: ThresholdWeber’s LawThe larger the stimulus, the larger the change for an observer to notice a difference
5 Stroop EffectName the color of the words, why is this a challenge?
6 Perception Definition Organizing sensory info. into meaningful experiencesBrain tries to make sense of large amount of stimuliCreates “wholes” out of bits of info. (Gestalt)
7 New Vocab: Perceptual Set Past experiences and perceptions create a framework through which you view the worldEx “I perceive the smell of cookies baking as comforting because my mom bakes them on special occasions.”Ex “I perceive all old people as kind b/c my grandma is kind.”
21 InvarianceSimple geometrical objects are recognized independent of rotation, translation, and scale; as well as several other variations such as elastic deformations, different lighting, and different component features.
23 Count the number of “F’s” FEATURE FILMS ARE THE RE-SULT OF YEARS OF SCIENTI-FIC STUDY COMBINED WITHTHE EXPERIENCE OF YEARS
24 FEATURE FILMS ARE THE RE- SULT OF YEARS OF SCIENTI- Answer: 6Most people see 3, but don’t notice the f’s on OF. It appears that we process those f’s as v’s.FEATURE FILMS ARE THE RE-SULT OF YEARS OF SCIENTI-FIC STUDY COMBINED WITHTHE EXPERIENCE OF YEARS
25 Rene Magritte’s “The Human Condition” Forcefully demonstrates the paradoxes of perception through painting
31 Does the dot appear to move? Induced Motion:Does the dot appear to move?
32 Site Rankings By WhozOnTop.com Over All#8Category - Colleges & Universities-Country - USACity - HanoverVisitor Approval Rating: 7.50Visitors/day 4, Vote | Login | RegisterMotion Parallax:As we move, objects that are closer to us move farther across our field of view than do objects that are in the distance.