TAMU PSYC 320 - Final Exam Study Guide (7 pages)

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Texas A&M University
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Psyc 320 - Sensation-Perception

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Psych 320 1st Edition Final Exam Study Guide Exam 3 Definitions Ch 7 Figures You Need To Know 7 1 7 2 7 4 7 5 7 6 7 7 7 8 7 9 7 21 7 22 7 24 7 25 Ecological approach to perception Focuses on studying moving observers and on determine how their movement creates perpetual information that both guides further movement and helps observers perceive the environment Kinetic depth effect refers to the phenomenon whereby the three dimensional structural form of an object can be perceived when the object is moving Optic flow Information about how rapidly we are moving and where we are headed Focus of expansion The absence of flow at the destination point Gradient of flow The different speed flow fast near the observer and slower farther away Invariant information Information that remains constant even when the observer is moving Mirror neurons Neurons that respond both when a monkey observes someone else grabbing an object Premotor mirror area Fig 7 7 Affordance Information that indicates what an object is used for Parietal reach region The area within the monkey and human parietal cortex that are used to reach for things Ch 8 Figures You Need To Know 8 5 8 6 8 7 8 9 8 16 8 17 8 24 8 25 8 28 Apparent motion an Optical illusion of motion produced by viewing a rapid succession of still pictures of a moving object Induced motion an illusion of visual perception in which a stationary or a moving object appears to move or to move differently because of other moving objects nearby in the visual field Motion aftereffect MAE is a visual illusion experienced after viewing a moving visual stimulus for a time tens of milliseconds to minutes with stationary eyes and then fixating a stationary stimulus The stationary stimulus appears to move in the opposite direction to the original physically moving stimulus The motion aftereffect is believed to be the result of motion adaptation waterfall illusion When you look at a waterfall for 30 to 60 seconds and then look off to the sided at part



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