Unit 3: Sensation and Perception

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1. 4.1 Discuss basic principles of sensation/bottom up processing

1.1. Sensory Transduction

1.2. Absolute Threshold

1.3. Difference Threshold

1.4. Weber's Law

1.5. Signal Detection

1.6. Sensory Adaptation

2. 4.2 Discuss how experience, context and culture can influence perceptual processes

2.1. Perceptual Set

2.2. Context Effects

2.3. Schema

2.4. Change Blindness

2.5. Selective Attention

3. 4.3 Describe the Sensory Process of Vision including the specific nature of Energy

3.1. Rods

3.2. Cones

3.3. Trichromatic Theory of Color Vision

3.4. Corna

3.5. Pupil

3.6. Iris

3.7. Lens

3.8. Retina

3.9. Optic Nerve

3.10. Blind Spot

3.11. Fovea

3.12. Opponent Process Theory of Color

3.13. Vision

3.14. Occipital Lobe

4. 4.4 Describe General Principles of Perception and Top-Down Processing

4.1. Gestalt Principles

4.1.1. Figure /Ground

4.1.2. Closure

4.1.3. Proximity

4.1.4. Connectedness

4.1.5. Similarity

4.2. Monocular Cues for Depth Perception

4.3. Binocular Cues for Depth Perception

5. 4.5 Describe other Sensory Processes

5.1. Hearing, touch, taste, smell, vestibular, kinesthesia, pain

5.2. Frequency Theory

5.3. Place Theory

5.4. Volley Principle

5.5. Gate Control Theory

6. 4.6 Explain Common Sensory Disorders

6.1. Visual and Hearing Impairments

6.2. Synesthesia