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Bayes Theorem

Bayesian statistics, named for Thomas Bayes (1701–1761), is a theory in the field of statistics in which the evidence about the true state of the world is expressed in terms of 'degrees of belief' called Bayesian probabilities.

2

dorsal pathway

Also known as the parietal stream, the "where" stream, or the "how" stream, or the action pathway. this pathway stretches from the primary visual cortex (V1) in the occipital lobe forward into the parietal lobe.

3

ventral pathway

conducts signals from the striate cortex to the temporal lobe. What pathway because it is involved in recognizing objects.

4

akinetopsia

motion blidness.

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prosopagnosia

face blindness.

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apraxia

inability to make voluntary movements.

7

context effects

A context effect is an aspect of cognitive psychology that describes the influence of environmental factors on one's perception of a stimulus. The impact of context effects is considered to be part of top-down design. The concept is supported by the theoretical approach to perception known as constructive perception.

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achromatopsia

color blindness