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Visual Cliff

Test for depth perception

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Photoreceptors

Rods:
Detect black, grey, and white
Peripherals

Cones:
Work in daylight
Detect color
Center of eye

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Accommodation

Lens changes shape to make light hit proper area for clear image

3

Vision Theories

Trichromatic:
Cones construct color in terms of three (green, red, blue)

Opponent Process Theory:
We analyze colors in terms of red-green, yellow-blue, and white-black

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Gate Control Theory

Spine has gates that it opens/closes to allow pain signals to go to brain or not

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Kinesthetic System

Sense of position/movement of body parts

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Proprioreceptors

Sense info to Brian about position of limbs

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Vestibular sense

Monitors head position

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Gestalt

We for, patterns out of meaningless objects

Whole more important than sim of its parts

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Perceptual Set

Mental predisposition to perceive one thing over another

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Fechner's Law

Minimal difference people can detect between two stimuli (difference threshold)

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Weber's Law

We detect difference in stimuli in proportions

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Humble and Weisel

Discovered feature detecters

Cells that can respond to a scenes specific features