Perception. What you want to remember. Perception is more than photons and pressure. Perception is divided from cognition/emotion but they are often intertwined. Perception follows laws and heuristics. Sensation. Sensation - the registration of physical stimuli
Figure 7.4 The basilar membrane of the human cochlea. High-frequency sounds produce their maximum displacement near the base. Low-frequency sounds produce their maximum displacement near the apex.
Corresponds to base of cochlea
Primary auditory cortex
Secondary auditory cortex
Audiograms for various species
Bottom-Up Processing Theories
Search memory for a match
Search for match in memory
No perfect match in memory
Physiological Evidence for Features
Recognition-by-Components (RBC) Theory
Top-Down Processing (Constructive Approach)
Evidence for Top-Down Processing
Measure reaction time
Target alone = 1884 Composite = 749
Target spotted faster in a context!
Key terms in gestalt psychology: Geographical versus behavioral environment
The contours belong to the figure rather than to the ground.
This is easy.
The figure tends to have solid and continuous surface.